help him or not??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by heathersboers, Jan 5, 2011.

  1. heathersboers

    heathersboers Songster

    Dec 2, 2010
    Coronation- last one left-one died in shell-no pip -the rest Did not form or died early into incubation- he was put in the 14th of Dec and still has not hatched- no pip-but alive- Do I need to intervene or leave him be??
  2. crazychicken

    crazychicken Songster

    Sep 11, 2008
    At day 22 I would give him a little more time before I intervened... He might not be done yet.
    Last edited: Jan 5, 2011
  3. jossanne

    jossanne Songster

    Jul 11, 2008
    Gila, New Mexico
    Tough question, wish this was an easier one. If you had temperature issues, the baby might be slow developing. But sometimes I pip a small hole into the air sac just to see if the little one is alive and offer encouragement. I've had quite a few hatch that way, while some others still died. Good luck. [​IMG]

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