Early hatched egg

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by akamodo, Nov 17, 2014.

  1. akamodo

    akamodo Out Of The Brooder

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    Aug 24, 2013
    Hi again i am hing someone can give me advice as last night the first of 8 guinea eggs i have in the incubator hatched at 9 30 pm and now its 7 a m and no more hatched but can hear tap tap peep peep so should i put the early hatcher in brooder or leave for how long ?i have heard everything from they need food within 3 hours to they can go 48 hours?
     
  2. mommaguinea

    mommaguinea Chillin' With My Peeps

    You can leave that first one in for another day or so.they live off the yolk sack..that is why you ship meets very young. His peeping will encourage the others..he is just on the early side.
     
  3. akamodo

    akamodo Out Of The Brooder

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    Thankyou for that information i will leave it in the incubator it is dragging its shell round by a thin cord do you think i t ok i put these in the incubator as the hens would not sit then three days later i was short three hens went looking and found them sitting on nest so i hope by end of week i got some more guineas
     
  4. mommaguinea

    mommaguinea Chillin' With My Peeps

    If one hatched and others peeping..they should be ok. Watch humidity and temp.
     

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