Should I help them hatch?
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Maybe you could ask in this thread http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1046313/incubating-w-friends-come-hatch-learn-chat-meet-new-friends Lots of helpful people over there.
Or you could read this http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/step-by-step-guide-to-assisted-hatching but might be too much to read through
What I usually do is candle the eggs to see where the beak is at, then make a small hole and help it out.
But make sure that the chick can breath and that when you peel there isn't alot of blood. It is very easy to pop the blodd vessels.
This little chick was the only surviver from my little giant bator. She hatched at day 23 We had to help her out. The membrane was very dry.
My other eggs never pipped and just died
Hope this helps
I have a still air Little Giant. I decided to open them to find none of the yolks were absorbed at all and I believe they were all already dead. 2 out of 22 eggs hatched. It was pretty disappointing but I ordered a Hovabator today and plan on switching my second and third batch of eggs over to it as soon as it arrives. Not impressed with the Little Giant, unfortunately. Thank you for all your input!
Sorry to hear that. Hope you have better luck with your next hatches though!