Early bird

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ChicksinMiami, Oct 1, 2015.

  1. ChicksinMiami

    ChicksinMiami New Egg

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    Hi everyone- I am new to chickens and on day 19 of incubating 9 eggs. One hatched today! She is squeaking like crazy and seems fine. I am now worried about the others..will they hatch early too? I will need to remove this little one on day 21 at latest for food and water but what if the others if they have not hatched? Assume they are no good?? Anxiously waiting and thanks for any advice!!
     
  2. cajun1

    cajun1 Out Of The Brooder

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    I had one hatch on the 15th day. This morning, the other 10 went into lock down..
     
  3. ChicksinMiami

    ChicksinMiami New Egg

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    thank you. So should I take him out?
     
  4. cajun1

    cajun1 Out Of The Brooder

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    I waited 24 hours before I took this one out. Made sure it was nice & dry.
     
  5. ChicksinMiami

    ChicksinMiami New Egg

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    Thank you and sorry to be a dumby but I am already on lockdown...think it will be OK to open quickly to remove?
     
  6. cajun1

    cajun1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Probably quickly, but I'm hoping others will chime in for a positive answer.
     
  7. ChicksinMiami

    ChicksinMiami New Egg

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    Thank you very much!
     

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