Hatching Eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by eggdd, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. eggdd

    eggdd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Seven of my eight eggs have hatched a day early. It's been almost 24 hours. How long can I leave the seven chicks in there? Do I need to adjust the temp?

    The eighth eggs has pipped.
     
  2. NoseyChickens

    NoseyChickens Feathers On The Ground

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    They can go 48-72 hours without needing food or water. If the other egg is pipped leave them alone and let it hatch.

    Congratulations!
     
  3. eggdd

    eggdd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it may be too hot for the ones that have hatched. No? Yes?
     
  4. NoseyChickens

    NoseyChickens Feathers On The Ground

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    Quote:The first week they should be at about 95-99 degrees. Your bator should be at 99 so they will be fine. It's nerve racking I know.
     

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