Day 19 and babies

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by JJSmith, Feb 7, 2008.

  1. JJSmith

    JJSmith In the Brooder

    Sep 12, 2007
    Hello All,
    I am so excited I had to share. We hatched out a chick on day 19, we left in the afternoon and no signs of anything happening, came home last night and we had a fluffy baby chick. This morning there are 2 and 3 more have pipped. This is the first hatch of this year so we are very excited, I can't wait till we can take them out. Since they hatched on day 19 by day 21 they will need to come out no? So how do I do it if there are still some hatching?
    Last edited: Feb 7, 2008
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress


    I'm going to be in the same position as far as having some ready to come out before they're done hatching. I'll just open it a crack and snatch them out quickly. That's what I've done before when I had to. Not the best thing, but sometimes it can't be helped.

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