Hatching Question

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by allanimals21, Jul 9, 2011.

  1. allanimals21

    allanimals21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I set 6 eggs on June 12th. 1 hatched yesterday 1 is hatching right now and the other 4 nothing. Is there still a possiblity that they will hatch a few days late? I thought I heard one tapping inside the egg but now I dont?
     
  2. xlboergoats

    xlboergoats Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would give it another couple of days. It won't cost you anything at this time, but time. I had a couple that chirped one night, but nothing the next couple of times that I checked them. I guess they were taking a nap or resting because the next day, they were hatched out and dry when I went to check them. They were under a broody chicken hen and I had taken the others away from her after they dried.

    Good Luck,
    Ernie Haire
     
  3. allanimals21

    allanimals21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks. I guess I will wait it out. I was really excited for this one. Its supposed to be a pied.
     
  4. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had four hatch right on time, and one was two days late and hadn't pipped, so I helped. That chick had clenched feet and spraddle leg, which can happen to late hatchers. A little surgical tape and a couple of days later it was fine. I can't even tell it from the rest now. [​IMG]
     

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