Chick hatched in incubator... do I leave it in?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Fox, Mar 29, 2009.

  1. Fox

    Fox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey... first time hatch in an incubator. We had one chick hatch out. It seems to want to stay in the far corner as though it is hot. The temp is around 99.5, but it does fluctuate no matter how we try to control it. Will the chick be safe through the night if the temp goes up to 101? It is a still air, Little Giant. Humidity in the room is high, so removal would not hurt the humidity really in the incubator... we just don't know what to do. Please let me know! Oh by the way... the other eggs have not pipped. Well, one did, but we can see it died... we see part of the beak, but no movement at all. None of the other eggs are pipped, but two are now rocking a bit. Any help will be appreciated.

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  2. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

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    The chick will be fine in there for up to 48 hours I would let it be for now its piping will help the others to pip and hatch
     
  3. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Yea, just wait till they all hatch and fluff out.
     
  4. Fox

    Fox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!
     

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