Will the chick detach from the shell

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by new2thechickworld, Mar 28, 2008.

  1. new2thechickworld

    new2thechickworld Out Of The Brooder

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    My chicks hatched (with help) 6 hours ago. One detached from the shell soon after birth, however 2 are still attached.

    One is attached by what looks like a small blood vessel. He is very active and want to get up but cant because of the shell.

    The other is very attached by what looks like a very large blood vessel.

    My question is - will the attachment dry up on its own. Has this happened to anyone before?

    thanks
     
  2. Berynn

    Berynn Cooped Up

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    When my chicks hatch like that I leave it alone and let it come off on its own. I had an egg follow one of my chicks around for two days once.
     
  3. new2thechickworld

    new2thechickworld Out Of The Brooder

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    okay thanks, I will do just that!
     

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