Hatching question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jellis, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. jellis

    jellis In the Brooder

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    Im on day 23 and there is one egg in there that started to hatch early this morning and i can see the broken shell pieces moving but hasnt made anymore progress, so should i help the little guy out or just leave it alone?
     
  2. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Crowing

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    From what I have heard and im new so hopeuflly somen else will answer,,, they can take 24 hours or so after pipping to make progress.
     
  3. streemers

    streemers Songster

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    give it time. it maybe resting it is hard work busting out is a shell.
    if you dont have to then dont help it.
     
  4. Don't help the chick, he may take up to 24 to hatch on his own. Have you candled the eggs yet ?
     

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