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Day 19 HELP!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by brandy21410, Apr 24, 2016.

  1. brandy21410

    brandy21410 Chillin' With My Peeps

    its my first time incubating and I have a little giant stirafome still air incubator, Iam on day 19 now and have been on lock down scince day 18, but this morning I hear peeps and 2 of my eggs have pipped, and I can hear one peeping, but its been all day and they haven't unzipped the shell, should I assist the chick is LOUDLY peeping, and I am trying to not intervene, the other egg is pipping upside down so I used a wooded skewer to gently move it so it is on its side now, but no progress from that one, but I think it has broken the membrane, however I don't think the other one that is peeping loudly had broken it because I can see the beek but there is a clear film over it, is this okay?!? please help!!!! the humidity is 68 and the heat is 100.4
     
  2. Choco Maran

    Choco Maran Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Temp maybe a tid high but I would not touch it because you do not want it to go to low. It may take a while for them to zip all the way. There is no clear answer to the should I help question. Best of luck
     
  3. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Temps are fine considering still air recommendations are 101-102.

    It can take 24 hours for a chic to go from pip to zip. I try not to interfer for at least 18 hours, then I check them and unless there's something noticeably wrong, I give them till closer to 24 before starting an assist.

    Are they out or made any progress now?
     
  4. Autumnfae611

    Autumnfae611 Out Of The Brooder

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    I had some of my chicks take all day to finally unzip, are they wiggling around at least?
     
  5. brandy21410

    brandy21410 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes the 2 are out and peeping arround they both hatched yesterday in the evening, do u think i should leave the 2 that hatched in the incubator until the others hatch there still not fluffy yet? Or take them out nd put them under a light in the brooder? Thank u for ur help i appreciate it i have no idea what iam doing.
     
  6. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    I take mine out and put them all in the brooder. They fluff up better under the brooder light for me because I run my humidity high at hatch time.
     
  7. Autumnfae611

    Autumnfae611 Out Of The Brooder

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    I do not take mine out till they are fluffy.... They help the other ones hatch.
     
  8. brandy21410

    brandy21410 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ok thats what i thought but its been like 16 hours and they are still not fluffy i think it is because of the humidity. It is pecking at the other eggs hard is that normal? Again thank u for the help
     

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