WILL IT LIVE??????-updated PICS!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by stephanie1992, Oct 29, 2011.

  1. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    one of my eggs pipped and i still had chicks in the hatcher, didnt think anything of it. well went in there a few hours later to check it and the other chicks had most the shell of the hatching chick but the membrane was still around the chick. i could see its yolk wasnt fully absorbed so i wrapped it in a wet paper towl leaving its beak out for air, took the other chicks out and put it back in the hatcher. its been about an our and it seems to be doing fine. u think it will live?

    this is what it was like when i found it around noon today. its 7:30 pm now and is still alive

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    this is how i wrapped it. seems to be doing fine, chirps and moves sometimes

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    Last edited: Oct 29, 2011
  2. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I think you did the right thing. Just watch it carefully. Most likely it will be ok. I just had a chick hatch that hadn't absorbed all of its yolk sack and so far so good. I left it in the hatcher as the other chicks wanted to peck it.
     
  3. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    its chirping and moving around, but its still in the egg. it has alot of yolk that it still needs to absorb. no blood tho. im ganna keep checking on it and keep the paper towl wet. hopfully it will be ok
     
  4. Wyogirl

    Wyogirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good Luck, hoping the little one makes it![​IMG]:fl:fl:fl
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  5. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    hoping it does make it. its suppose to be a blue orp. only one out of 10 to make it to hatching. others wernt fertile or shipping did alot on them.
     
  6. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    thought id let everyone know the chicks still alive. sleeping right now. hopfully tomorrow the yolk will be absorbed
     
  7. MamaMarcy

    MamaMarcy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You're a great chicken mama!!! [​IMG]
     
  8. raymondjames

    raymondjames Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:its gonna live! it happened to my chick and now hes the strongest in my flock (flock of 2 [​IMG])
     
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    <3 N.C Chicken Chick <3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    this morning i checked it, i made it out of the shell but the yolk was still out. and it must have died over night. poor guy.
     

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