What happened?!?!?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bunch-a-chickens, Dec 2, 2007.

  1. bunch-a-chickens

    bunch-a-chickens Songster

    Nov 23, 2007
    Claiborne County Tn.
    I've been meaning to post this. I tost an egg in the incubator that i wasnt real about hatching, just one, and i never heard any cheeping, but when candled a day before it was ready to see the world, i could see it kicking. on the twenty-third day i cracked it open, and it didnt have a head(thus the no chirping), and it hadnt obsorbed the yolk. other than that it looked ready to pop out. What on earth happened?
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Sounds like a genetic defect. Lots of things can go wrong in development caused by many different possible issues. If it doesn't keep happening, don't worry about it.

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