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8 of 9 hatched- question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CrazyFowlFreak, May 7, 2011.

  1. CrazyFowlFreak

    CrazyFowlFreak Pine Hill Farm

    Apr 24, 2009
    Today is day 21. All have hatched but one, like popcorn popping. [​IMG] the last egg hasn't pipped yet. Do I wait and let the chicks trample it or should I candle it super quick? WWYD?

  2. paramedic07

    paramedic07 Chirping

    Mar 24, 2011
    Bergman, AR
    i'd tap on it lightly with a finger nail and listen to it after a quick candle-ing. if u hear something tap a small hole into it to let it get some air. then you might have to help it out by slowly taking off the shell. other people will say not to do this. but i've helped chicks out with no complications. gotta go with your instinct.

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