DOUBLE yolker - yolk Hatched! Video p. 16 ** 13 Week PICS ** p. 51

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by needmorechickens!, Nov 10, 2008.

  1. needmorechickens!

    needmorechickens! Songster

    Jul 2, 2008
    West TN
    I have two double yolkers in the bator. Today is day 19 for one and day 20 for the other. The one on day 20 is peeping! [​IMG]
    What do I do?!! [​IMG]
    I know doubles aren't able to hatch (usually), so when do I help?
    It was a double when I put it in there, but what if only one survived, then if I help I may create a problem!!
    I need some advice...please!

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  2. Bex

    Bex Songster

    Oct 12, 2008
    I am not of any help, but good luck!

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  3. Fowl-Language

    Fowl-Language Songster

    Mar 10, 2008
    Longview, WA
    Ooo, maybe you'll get a double chicken! Sorry, I have no words of wisdom for you, but I'm keeping my fingers crossed, and will be on the lookout for updates.
    Good luck!
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY
    Has it pipped the shell yet or is it just peeping? I would wait till it pips the shell, but idk. Hope all goes well for you, I would be a nervous wreck!!
  5. Jessika

    Jessika Songster

    May 31, 2008
    Eagle Creek, OR
    I don't know but I will be watching this thread. I would wait too...I am not a big one on interfering but with a double I have no clue. Good luck!
  6. okiemommy

    okiemommy Mother of 5, Prisoner to None

    May 26, 2008
    Yes!! Take pics!!! I hope it goes well! I can't offer any advice either, but I hope someone comes along that can give you some sort of advice be it in theory, or experience. Good luck!!
  7. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

    Aug 4, 2008
    Fuquay Varina, NC
    Oh please don't leave us hanging...take pictures whether it makes it or not... i think this is a great thread of information for others who may have questions on this again. A lot of people have questions about this constantly!
  8. Hi!
    That's so exciting!
    I hope it turns out well for you all.
    Knowing you are trying to hatch a double-yolker, I would start 'helping' right now. If one has pipped, then the other might have pipped into the wrong end and might need help.
    I hope you don't compromise your other eggs in the hatcher trying to save this one.
    Good luck!
  9. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
    You're going to have to help if its a double.

    See if you can find Speckledhens' thread.
  10. needmorechickens!

    needmorechickens! Songster

    Jul 2, 2008
    West TN
    It has NOT pipped - it is peeping and I can see movement in the air cell when candling....
    I'm on day 20 so don't know if I should intervene...
    <<<biting my nails>>>>

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