worried about our hatchling...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Laurie, Apr 8, 2008.

  1. Laurie

    Laurie New Egg

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    One of our chicks knocked off a large piece of shell while it was zipping (not huge, but larger than normal). You could see it trying to break the membrane, but it couldn't get through. Now the membrane has dried out. How long should I wait before I help the chick out?

    It pipped this morning and broke off the chunk of shell sometime this afternoon.
     
    Last edited: Apr 8, 2008
  2. Laurie

    Laurie New Egg

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    I think the chick died:(
     
  3. cockadoodlemom

    cockadoodlemom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2007
    Texas
    So sorry. I'm new to hatching too so I don't know how to help.
     

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