Zipped then died - Why?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by whudson, Jan 30, 2009.

  1. whudson

    whudson Out Of The Brooder

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    I have one happy healthy chick.

    An hour ago, the second had zipped about 85% around, so I decided to check again, and now he is dead.

    What could possible causes be?
     
  2. americana-chick

    americana-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    did you open the incubator?
     
  3. whudson

    whudson Out Of The Brooder

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    No, Incubator hasn't been opened.
    I have a plexi-glass top, and can see clearly that he isn't breathing.

    This is my first try, and I'm glad to get the one, but I really didn't want him to be alone.
    I only have 3 other eggs, and they haven't even pipped.

    They were all fine when I candled Tuesday morning.
     

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