chick in egg- 28 days

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  1. wonachickencooptoday

    wonachickencooptoday Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, this is a crazy one, have had a very uneven hatch under a broody mom- I was just about to throw 4 eggs away- saw babies in all eggs- when I heard 2 of the eggs chirping. I am at 28 days on this hatch, mom sits on them at times and not at other times. The chicks have not pipped the shell- I took them away from mom and put them in the incubator- should I just wait now, see if they hatch, or should I break the shell?
    I have helped many chicks out of the shell, but only when the shell is broken- what should I do now????? Thank you
     
  2. WalnutHill

    WalnutHill Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Sit and wait!
     
  3. wonachickencooptoday

    wonachickencooptoday Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you WalnutHill!! Will do so.
     
  4. wonachickencooptoday

    wonachickencooptoday Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One chick hatching now!
     
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  5. WalnutHill

    WalnutHill Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Great!
     

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