Help getting my babies to hatch date and they are dying just before internal pip.

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  1. croach510

    croach510 Out Of The Brooder

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    I need some help. My babies are getting to the internal pip stages but are dying before the actually internally pip. Have opened them up. The eggs have drawndown, babies are in postition and most of the egg sac has been absorbed. Have had 2 hatchs do this. One of my problems is im not sure of the actual hatch date. My brody hen after sitting on one nest for around 5 days decided she wanted to nest jump. Would move to a nest that had eggs in it and abandon the one she had been on. I took the eggs that she abandoned and put them in the bator. I tried to estimate there hatch date based on the info I had. So I actually had to different hatch dates. I wondering if opening and closing the bator to turn the other eggs caused this to happen. Does the humdity going up and down matter that much? Any help would be greatly appreciated. I currently have 3 eggs in the bator now and I thnk they are due on the 31st.....
     
  2. okmike

    okmike New Egg

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    I have not had this problem.. Although humidity plays a big part in incubation. Maybe you could ask over at the incubating and hatching egg part of the forum.. or maybe emergencies / disease s area... Good luck
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  4. croach510

    croach510 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, been reading the threads to find some answeres, finally decided to join and ask point blank questions.
     
  5. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. The humidity going up and down does affect the hatch. If you have to open the bator, it is best to do it in a warm, moist room. :thumbsup
     
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Great advice given [​IMG]
     
  7. Roosten95

    Roosten95 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey i need some help! . . . . I have a rooster that has trouble walkng i have had him sine he was abt 3 months old. Hes abt 6 to7 months now. i water and give him chicken scratch but lately he trys to walk but his legs look wobaly nd he just sitts down were ever he is at. .he may have gootn into some laying feed wuld that be the cause ??
     
  8. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would post these questions in the Emergencies, Disease, Illness and Cures section for the best results.
     
  9. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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