eggs not making progress during hatching

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Rosalinda, Apr 7, 2009.

  1. Rosalinda

    Rosalinda Out Of The Brooder

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    I have eggs hatching but have not made progress for the last 5 hours... do I help or let them be?
     
    Last edited: Apr 7, 2009
  2. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    Some more info might be helpfull , what day are they on? what kind of prgress have they made pip zip?
    Most rules of thumb are giveing a chick 24 hours if it pips till you worry about it , it can take a long time for them they pip then rest and all that.
     
  3. Rosalinda

    Rosalinda Out Of The Brooder

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    This is 21st day and they started hatching and I can see their beaks but they have not made the hole bigger... its pretty much the same size from earlier today
     
  4. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    if they have made a hole and you see there little beaks [​IMG] then dont worry give them at least another 19 hours befor you worry about them , hatching is hard work. Go run and errand that takes a couple hours , they tend to be Ironic and hatch while youre gone or at 3 am in the morning when you need youre sleep
     
  5. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh and by the way.........




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  6. Rosalinda

    Rosalinda Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! I feel better now...[​IMG]
     

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