Hatching question

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

  1. jellis

    jellis Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 10, 2009
    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 Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 21, 2009
    Columbia river gorge
    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 13, 2008
    port orchard,WA
    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. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    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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