Hatching chicks

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chicken1998, Apr 12, 2017.

  1. chicken1998

    chicken1998 In the Brooder

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    Hi everyone I'm trying to hatch out my own chicks I'm on day 20 last night i found a pip and I seen the egg move around but when I woke up today nothing changed it was the same little crack. Should I be worried ?
     

  2. No, leave it alone ...:)....It could take up to 12 to 24 hours to zip out..;).....as long as the egg is on its side ? They zip counter clockwise..meaning upwards from the pip hole...

    Congrats .....
     
  3. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Xs 2 Give it 24 hours for the vascular system to shut down between chick and egg.
     
  4. Chicken Chat

    Chicken Chat Songster

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    It's probably just resting. Did it pip in the correct location, meaning along the aircell at the fat end or at the pointed end?
     
  5. chicken1998

    chicken1998 In the Brooder

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    Yes it piped it the right spot it finally started to move and now it's peeping
     

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