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24 hours externally pipped and no change

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by marlene, Aug 23, 2016.

  1. marlene

    marlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a broody sitting on 5 eggs.
    Today is day 20. As of yesterday, 1 egg had externally pipped, 24 hours later it is still the same. 2 others have also externally pipped today but it's still early to worry about those. But I am getting concerned about the 1 that pipped 24 hours ago.
    What should I do?
     
  2. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Turtle Rock Poultry Premium Member

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    I'd leave it. Momma hen knows best, and constant checking could mess her up. Good luck!!
     
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  3. marlene

    marlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was lucky to get a look in the nest yesterday when she briefly left the nest, and the same today. I am just leaving her to it.
    And thank you for your prompt reply x
     
  4. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Turtle Rock Poultry Premium Member

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    Great!
     
  5. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Turtle Rock Poultry Premium Member

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    Let us know how it goes.... :fl
     

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