First time hatching eggs

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by philo, Jan 14, 2016.

  1. philo

    philo New Egg

    Jan 14, 2016
    Hello I am new at hatching eggs n I am worried I have a egg that's pip an the beak is out the hole n it hasn't done no more to the egg an also the peeps not moving
  2. GodofPecking

    GodofPecking Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 16, 2015
    don't touch it. search for sally sunshine hatching 101
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  4. CherriesBrood

    CherriesBrood Chicken Photographer

    Hello and [​IMG]
    We are glad you joined us!

    Yes like GodofPecking said do not touch it! Once it has piped it will take about at least 12 hours before it zips, right now it is in the resting period and its finishing absorbing its yoke. Just stay calm and relax. Baby chicks can hatch on there own its there instinct. If for some reason it has not hatched for 24 hours after it piped then this might be the time to intervene. Go to the search bar and type in "How to assist an egg hatching" There is a great article for guiding you through the process.
    Hope this helps. [​IMG]
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

    May 14, 2014
    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your hatch.
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Sending good hatching vibes your way [​IMG]
  7. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.

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