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Early bird

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ksgreys, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. ksgreys

    ksgreys New Egg

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    So I locked down Wednesday morning and had a baby in the bator Thursday morning. No one was due to hatch until Friday. Is it safe to pull out the early bird now and get him some food? It will be 24 hours tonight since he hatched and I don't want him to go too long but dont want to dry out my other babies in waiting either...
     
  2. bikerchic

    bikerchic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If none of the other eggs have pipped, I would take it out.
     
  3. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    misslady Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    It's not going to hurt him by staying in the incubator, one thing to keep in mind, with him out he will Inspire the others to come out quicker. He has absorbed his yolk so there for he will be able to survive up to 3 days with out food. If you take him out he will be alonely, I would wait until he has some friends at least..and avoid the risk of shrink wrapping the others...
     

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