First time hatching eggs

philo

Hatching
Jan 14, 2016
5
0
7
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
 

beetandsteet

Songster
Aug 21, 2015
847
109
151
Texas!
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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.
 

demikitten

In the Brooder
Jun 14, 2015
36
5
26
Agreed. if they can't get themselves out, they probably aren't developed properly. Sad part of nature, but truly the strong survive.
 

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