Egg pipped 24hrs now,here chick,no progress!!help!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by pagermo60, Jul 23, 2011.

  1. pagermo60

    pagermo60 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have an egg that pipped 24hrs now. I can here the chick,but the hole is still small and no progress since yesterday,still the same size! Is this normal??
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    At what status are the rest of the eggs in the clutch? Chicks sometimes "rest" for extended periods of time and then zip and hatch rapidly. What day o incubation is it.
     
  3. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If its at the end of the incubation cycle and its NOT the first chick, I would get it out. I know alot of ppl feel strongly about not helping. Its up to you.

    I usually help out the ones at the end of the hatch. I know the risk and have lots of experiences. Tell us what happens. Good luck.
     
  4. blazensasha

    blazensasha Out Of The Brooder

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    I would not do it yet,I had a pip at 1:00PM yesterday and fought with myself to help or leave it alone.DH and I went to town and she was out and fine when we came home,just wait alittle bit.
     
  5. Axle Quails

    Axle Quails Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dont help

    Because it could still have viens & the yolk
     
  6. pagermo60

    pagermo60 Out Of The Brooder

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    It's is the first chick and it is day 21. I'm trying to be patience,but it's hard. I'll keep waiting. What if it's not out by tonight?
     
  7. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would wait until tommorrow. Its hard, I know.
     
  8. pagermo60

    pagermo60 Out Of The Brooder

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    Update.........woohoo! chick is out and so are 2 more...thanks all.
     
  9. ChickenSahib

    ChickenSahib Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What are the risks of helping a chick hatch?
     
  10. Rhondax6

    Rhondax6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YAY baby chicks!! [​IMG] ChickenSahib, although I've never helped a chick hatch, I've read you can kill it if it's done wrong.
     

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