day 23 wife is buggin

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ninabl, Jun 11, 2011.

  1. ninabl

    ninabl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    still waiting its day 23 now still no hatch but its moving in there. the wife keeps tell \\in me to bust in there and pull it out. im trying to hold off. the brown egg is on day 23 and the white one is on day 21

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  2. Kassaundra

    Kassaundra Sonic screwdrivers are cool!

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    I have absolutely no hatching experience, and feel for your wife as I have very little patience, but everything I've read says that breaking the eggs and "helping" would in fact kill them. We need a smiley that is sitting on it's hands or chewing on a rope or something. [​IMG]
     
  3. ninabl

    ninabl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah i had someone on here say to wait till day 25 or 26 befor chisseling a hole in it. i googled it and everything i could find said a chick cant live in it past 25 days.... i dont know. i dont want to lose it if i can help it but dont want to have a stroke over it ether
     
  4. Kassaundra

    Kassaundra Sonic screwdrivers are cool!

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    How come your ball python is nameless?
     
  5. ninabl

    ninabl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i dont know. lol i just never named him...or her.... thats half of it, dont know if he is a he or if he is a she or she is a he...im confused. lol
     
  6. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

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    no.

    I mean it.

    if you're bator temp was even a degree too low (common in home built ones) they can hatch a day or 3 late. I've had day 25 hatchers who were just fine. keep the humidity high (over 80%) and let them do thier thing.
     
  7. ninabl

    ninabl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok im bout to try to boost the humidity. its not that high
     
  8. Kassaundra

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    Did they ever hatch?
     
  9. ninabl

    ninabl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that one died. i dont think it ccould get through the membrane. i have another one that internally pipped last night (about 14 hrs ago) just waiting to see if this one makes it out.
     
  10. floridachickhatcher

    floridachickhatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i know people want to bust it out but you could do more harm than good, i have helped out 3 chicks before 2 died cause one was busted out too early even though it was past his hatch day and the other the membrane had dried to her and it was too late and the other chick believe it or not he lived and is now 2 weeks old he was already dry inside the shell! his feathers were almost fluffy! he is a miracle hatch but i hope i dont have to help them cause im always afraid of hurting them
     

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