ee eggs hatch early what about other eggs??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rhondaa, Jul 6, 2010.

  1. rhondaa

    rhondaa Out Of The Brooder

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    some of my ee eggs have hatched a day early... my question is.. the chix that hatched are moving and flipping the other eggs, does that interfear with the other chix that have not pipped yet? anyone

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  2. Cattitude

    Cattitude Chillin' With My Peeps

    It's possible to open the incubator briefly, snatch the chick, and put it in a box without much loss of humidity. Some folks have a misting bottle with plain water (lukewarm) handy, so that they can lightly mist as they're closing the incubator.
     
  3. kipper

    kipper Chillin' With My Peeps

    Once the chicks are fluffy, I pull them out unless an egg is zipping. I seem to have chicks hatch in 3 or 4 waves over a two or 3 day period, and doing this gives them more room in the incubator.
     

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