Chicks Hatching!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chicktalk1, Mar 31, 2012.

  1. chicktalk1

    chicktalk1 New Egg

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    Yeah! My first time incubating chicks and so far 3 out of 7 are hatched!
    How long do I leave the unhatched eggs in the incubator?
    How long before you realize something went wrong and they aren't going to hatch?
    Hoping the other 4 are out when I wake up tomorrow!
    Wish me luck!
     
  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined.Congrats on your hatch. When you take out the ones that hatched, candle any that haven't piped to see if there is any movement. :thumbsup
     
  3. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Congrats!
     
  4. chicktalk1

    chicktalk1 New Egg

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    Will do thanks!
     
  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Leave the newly hatched chicks and the unhatched eggs in the incubator for at least 24 hours after the last one hatches. Opening the incubator can cause unhatched eggs to have issues with low humidity. chicks do not need food or water for 2-3 days after hatching, so they can stay in the nice warm incubator that long.
     
  7. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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