DAY 23 WHAT DO I DO?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dadsgirl, Jul 25, 2008.

  1. dadsgirl

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    HAVE 8 EGGS LEFT 3 HAS HATCHED, AND I KNOW THAT THERE ARE CHICKS IN THE OTHERS , I GUESS THE EGGS ARE HEAVY , SO SUSPECT CHICKS INSIDE, BUT NO PIPING, OR NOISE. PLEASE LET ME KNOW HOW I CAN CHECK (AN EASY WAY ) TO FIND OUT IF THEY ARE ALIVE.. AND WHAT TO DO IF THEY ARE .. THANKS
     
  2. Do you have a flashlight? If so you can candle the eggs to see if the chicks are alive. If so you may want to make a small hole in the air sac so the chicks can breathe, ONLY do that if the chicks are already through the air sac.
     
  3. dadsgirl

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    THANKS FOR REPLYING , HOW DO I TELL IF THEY ARE ALREADY THROUGH THE AIR SACK.??
     
  4. CindyS

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    Put the large end up to your ear, you will hear some noise. probably not peeping but a light scratching. or,If you have a strong flashlight you can see their beak through and their body pushing against the air sack.
     

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