first hatch

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Kknight3, Aug 31, 2014.

  1. Kknight3

    Kknight3 Out Of The Brooder

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    My first chick hatched this morning around 8 and has been in the incubator all day. He/she is almost completely dry. How long do you guys normally wait before removing chicks from the incubator after they have hatched?
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I would wait overnight and see if the majority of the eggs hatch. Constantly opening and closing the incubator is not good for the chicks.
     

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