Chicks aren’t hatching!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Sarasarasara222, Nov 21, 2018.

  1. Sarasarasara222

    Sarasarasara222 Chirping

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    I have two chickens and they have four eggs each, this is the evening of the second day of the hatching process and a egg has a small crack in it along with one hatched chick in one of the nests, the egg has been like that for 2 and 1/2 hours, should I worry/intervene? Or should I let the mother hen handle this? I’m getting worried about if all the eggs will hatch
     
  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    I would not intervene for a considerable time. The chick could be taking a rest before resuming its hatching efforts.
     
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  3. Y master

    Y master In the Brooder

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    It can take up to 24 hours after pipping for a chick to start hatching. Definitely don't interfere.
     
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