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First time hatching eggs

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by philo, Jan 14, 2016.

  1. philo

    philo New Egg

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    I am worried I have an egg that's pip n the beak is out the hole but it's not moving or zipping what should I do or is it dead already
     
  2. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It can take between 1-24 hours between that first pip and the zip. Don't assist the chick, it will do it more harm than good.
     
  3. demikitten

    demikitten Out Of The Brooder

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    Agreed. if they can't get themselves out, they probably aren't developed properly. Sad part of nature, but truly the strong survive.
     
  4. Aringr

    Aringr Just Hatched

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    is it moving at all, you can carefully help it zip
     

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