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fist time hatching

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sherriwv, Mar 1, 2015.

  1. sherriwv

    sherriwv Out Of The Brooder

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    Well after placing 20+ eggs in and turning and turning the eggs only for the temp to spike to 104° for unknown amount of time I wake up this morning to a baby chick chirping and staring at me. This little chick will probably be the only one for I see no activity going on with the other eggs but I must say I am happy.
     
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  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Yay! Don't give up already, what day is it? The other's are just sleeping in. Hopefully more will be on thier way!
     
  3. sherriwv

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    Today is day 22. I have another egg that has pipped.
     
  4. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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  5. Lalegid

    Lalegid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck! I hope you have some more hatch soon. I know how anxious I get around hatch time :)
     
  6. sherriwv

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    Have 2 chicks now. It is day 23 now and I see no movement from any of the other eggs. How much longer should I give them?
     
  7. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    I would candle, if no internal pips or obvious movement, I would water candle, if still nothing I would go ahead and eggtopsy, starting in the air cell to make double sure.
     
  8. Lalegid

    Lalegid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ^ That is what I would do too :)
     
  9. sherriwv

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    I have 2 chicks now. One of them doesn't have much pep and I don't know if it will make it. It stands but not for long. I have tried sugar water but doubt it is getting much. It pooped and was all green..Is that normal?
     

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