Hands on hatching and help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by AmyLynn2374, Feb 11, 2016.

  1. caesargirl

    caesargirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure how to proceed.... Both eggs still kicking!!! One of them has a webby sticking out the hole now..... Leave it or help??
     
  2. caesargirl

    caesargirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Like it or not, one is trying to hatch now.... He's got his shell cracked and foot and head wiggling....
     
  3. caesargirl

    caesargirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I HAVE A DUCKLING!!!!!

    Yolk fully absorbed. Looks good!!!
     
  4. caesargirl

    caesargirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both ducklings hatched!! Second one has a pinhead sized belly opening that should close quickly. The first one is already stumbling around and the second is trying!!!

    Thank you, everyone. I appreciate all the help, suggestions and support. Thank you so much.
     
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  5. grace21

    grace21 Out Of The Brooder

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    Loving this thread :weee:pop

    Its my first time incubating and I have had two chicks hatch out in the last few hours. I should probably mention that i am 14 years old, and have been helping chicks out of their eggs for a long time now and have never had any troubles, its nice to know that I seem to be doing okay. However my system simply consists of chipping away at the egg :clap. I am absolutely loving Backyard chickens! I am just starting to get into pekins, so i can start getting into some propper breeds as opposed to the mixed up lot we have :ya

    Oh and when can i start cuddling my little bundles of joy?:hugs

    Thankyou everyone!!! :celebrate:thumbsup
     
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  6. caesargirl

    caesargirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    @grace21 welcome and congratulations on your hatches. Since I don't know anything about chicken chicks, someone else will help with that! Bus welcome to BYC!!
     
  7. kuchchicks

    kuchchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You seem very bright! I will say that sometimes those "mixed" up breeds can be the best! I have quite a few pure breeds but I also have a coop of backyard mixes. My backyard mixes are usually my best producers. I think that when the breeds combine a lot of times the best traits are what gets carried forward.
     
  8. grace21

    grace21 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thankyou ! Hehe yes i love them to, especially because you never know what tbe chicks will end up like :weee , no one else in my family is really keen on the pekins , but i have a weakness for the cute and cuddly ones ! :lau :love
     
  9. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Congrats!

    -Kathy
     
  10. zmcolbert

    zmcolbert Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok, so one that piped first seems stalled, though it hasn't been 24 hrs. It has been like this for a few hours. What do I do?[​IMG]
     

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