Guinea keet hatching seems "stuck"

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chickiemom25, May 20, 2018.

  1. Chickiemom25

    Chickiemom25 Songster

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    my keets began hatching 2 days earlier than expected. So far 11 of the 40 have hatched. Two are almost unzipped but this guy had been pretty close to this stage for over 12 hours. Typically I never see the guineas hatch because they pip, unzip and hatch much much faster than chickens. should I help or leave it be? IMG_4815.jpg
     
  2. Ducklover2

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    is it moving?
     
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  3. Chickiemom25

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    i see the beak move and it chirps some. it just seems to be moving less than this morning.
     
  4. Ducklover2

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    its probably resting.
     
  5. Chickiemom25

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    its just a very long rest...the keat that started unzipping long after this one started just hatched......
     

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