Early hatch?

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by Jessica Rabbit, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. Jessica Rabbit

    Jessica Rabbit Mistress of Marans Manor

    Apr 27, 2010
    Snohomish, WA
    I was suppose to be hatching on 6/9 but one is already pipping! could one just be early? and what do I do if only that one hatches today and the others all hatch on the 9th? do I take it out? even though its in lockdown or will it survive a few days in there? ughhhh
  2. Birdman18

    Birdman18 Songster

    Aug 8, 2008
    Queens, NY
    Quote:Yes, you could leave the early hatched chick in there and wait till the others hatch. You could leave them in the incubator for 2 days if necessary but the quicker they go in the brooder the better.

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