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Hatching Egg

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by joeyandjudy, Mar 21, 2016.

  1. joeyandjudy

    joeyandjudy Out Of The Brooder

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    Baby Chicks have pipped a hole in their shell yesterday at about 1 pm. Only chirping sounds was coming from one egg. Its now 6 am and no more chirping sounds and chick has made no more progress breaking thru the egg. The egg on left had the chirping sounds yesterday. Haven't heard any sounds from egg on right [​IMG]
     
  2. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have they shrink wrapped?
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    It can take up to 24 hours from pip to hatch. Just keep the humidity up, relax, and wait. Peeping means they can breath. There is no rush.
     
  4. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    The membranes appear to be turning brown it looks like from the pic? If that is true it's a sign that they are drying out and if the inner membrane is drying too it can glue itself to the chick makng it hard for the chick to progress. I would pull them and moisten the membrane and check that inner membrane. What is the humidity in the bator?
     

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