Baby Chick beak stuck hatching?? Do I help?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Bex_01, Oct 15, 2018.

  1. Bex_01

    Bex_01 In the Brooder

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    IMG_20181016_060726.jpg This baby has been seemingly stuck with its beak out the pip hole for about 18 hours or longer. I started to assist hatch this morning because I honestly thought it was dead but when I saw it move its beak open to breathe I put it back in incubator. Do I need to keep helping?? I doesn't retract its beak at all.
     
  2. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Crossing the Road

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  3. Ducksandchickens

    Ducksandchickens Free Ranging

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    I would help it but I have never hatched my own chickens
     
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  4. NoFlyBackFarm

    NoFlyBackFarm Crowing

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    Help it a little bit...
     
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  5. IceHax

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    i'd keep assisting him, i'm not that much of an expert though.
     
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  6. NoFlyBackFarm

    NoFlyBackFarm Crowing

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    Welcome
     
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  8. Bex_01

    Bex_01 In the Brooder

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    Thankyou all for your quick responses. I do however wish my question was asked quicker. I'm pretty sure the baby died shortly after I posted as I noticed beak stopped moving. Thankyou all anyway. I will ask sooner next time. There is 1 egg left to hatch let's hope that goes smoothly.
     
  9. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi

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    Sorry you lost it :hugs
     
  10. NoFlyBackFarm

    NoFlyBackFarm Crowing

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    Sorry for your loss.
     
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