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First Hatch and I am freaking out!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Emmcee, Apr 23, 2016.

  1. Emmcee

    Emmcee Hatching

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    So, I am on day 22 about 14 hours in. I have 2 healthy chicks (Cream Legbars) hatched and energetic. I have a Welsummer that piped BEFORE those 2 hatched and its not moving at all anymore. I can't tell if its peeping because the other two are so loud. The other 3 eggs do not yet have external pips that I can see. It was really trying HARD to zip, and I thought for a while it was just resting. But. I have not seen any movement since last night! When should you help? Would I be putting my other 3 eggs in jeopardy?

    Thanks,
    Melissa
     

  2. RubyNala97

    RubyNala97 Crowing

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    I would pull it out and check on the pip. Make sure it's still alive. You will not hurt the other eggs, especially since they are not externally pipped yet.
     

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