Do i need to help this chick pip!!!???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by redhen, Jan 29, 2009.

  1. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    ihave a 22 day old chick....last night he was pipped in the air cell...this afternoon he has tried to make a pip...it is just a slight star crack..no hole or anything to breath through!!....is he suffocating in there!?? should i break away some shell for him? HELP please..
     
  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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  3. Quail_Antwerp

    Quail_Antwerp [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Mrs

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    He's probably just resting. Give him time to try to zip on his own. [​IMG]

    Step away from the 'bator! [​IMG]
     
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    its okay if hes just resting..what my concern is..can they suffocate in there? stupid question!...i know! but, thats what i am worried about!..[​IMG]
     
  5. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    because there is NO air hole for him yet.....
     
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  7. funonahonda

    funonahonda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just hatched our very first eggs tuesday and wedensday and we were doing the same thing wondering if they needed help, but they did it all on there own by instinct but it will take them some time some longer than others. GOOD LUCK
     
  8. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    thanks...i am just freaking out here thinking that i am letting it suffocate in the shell....its VERY HARD for me....[​IMG]
     
  9. jokker1978

    jokker1978 Out Of The Brooder

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    I was wondering about the same thing i was just wondering how long it takes them to get out ? i have one that is trying to get out also
     
  10. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Quote:see people! i'm NOT the only one!.[​IMG]..it is SO confusing! espically with no air hole yet!...[​IMG]
     

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