Chick panting in the incubator ???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Cherlyn, Mar 6, 2009.

  1. Cherlyn

    Cherlyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think my first hatched chick is too hot in the bator. Temp is 101, and he is occasionally panting. He is not dried yet. What do I do? One egg has yet to pip, but the chick inside is alive.

    ~Cherlyn
     
  2. chicks for better health

    chicks for better health Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure. Maybe you can get some water in there quickly.
     
  3. LocoPollo

    LocoPollo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I noticed that in my last hatch, that the chicks were all panting in the hatcher. They all did fine, though.
     
  4. cgmccary

    cgmccary Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Leave him & wait on the other egg to hatch. He should be fine. If you can lower the temp a degree and a half easily, then do so.

    The chick should not need water.
     
  5. rooster0209

    rooster0209 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it's alot of working pecking yourself out of that shell [​IMG]
     

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