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Emergency, I think

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Hansen4211, Jan 27, 2012.

  1. Hansen4211

    Hansen4211 Chirping

    I need an answer fast. I had my first ever chick come out of its shell tonight full force. He is all over the incubator. Knocking all of the other eggs everywhere. Is this normal?

  2. Hansen4211

    Hansen4211 Chirping

    I had to take him out. Not sure if thats what I was supposed to do or not, but he was knocking the other eggs around bad. Hope he makes it. Just looks like he is pecking the saw dust now. This is so nerve racking to me. Im sure the second time will go easier
  3. lovemyprettybirds

    lovemyprettybirds In the Brooder

    Jun 22, 2009
    Sounds like you have a healthy chick. Congratulations!
  4. Highlander

    Highlander Tartan Terror

    Oct 1, 2008
    Yes it's normal for them to run around like creatures possessed and play football with the other eggs. It actually helps encourage the others to make their way out.

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