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Help! Day 23

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by cowgrl644, Apr 29, 2017.

  1. cowgrl644

    cowgrl644 Just Hatched

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    So one of my Plymouth Rock chicks hatched on day 21. Perfect trouble free hatch. Fast forward to day 23. Candled remaining eggs last night. Only 1 with movement. Looked like he was trying to pip internally he was pushing on the membrane. This morning, still no internal pip. Any advice? Do I leave it? Do I try to help? We lost our first hatchling last night and I don't want to loose this one. Our hatchling tried to eat a piece of shaving. It got wedged in her throat. I found her and got it out, but she went downhill and we lost her about an hour later. No more shavings for my brooder
     
  2. emmaellis111

    emmaellis111 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If there is movement in the egg people will recommend you leave it..
    My husband made a little hole where the chicks beak was and not long after out popped a chick. So it's what ever u feel comfortable doing x
     
    Last edited: Apr 29, 2017
  3. emmaellis111

    emmaellis111 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And we just used newspaper in the bottom of our brooder and just changed it every other day. X
     

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