Help I have babies chirping but no holes

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by pheasantfrenzie, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. pheasantfrenzie

    pheasantfrenzie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Everyone,
    I need your help. I have 5 ringneck pheasants, 1 red golden, 1 yellow golden all chirping and small cracks in the eggs All chirping but only small holes. I have read the humidit should be really high for them to hatch but I can only get it to 40%. I have added small cups to raise it but nothing is working. Should I help them by making small holes for them to breath. It has been 6 hrs since I saw the eggs move and it is decreasing and so is there chirping. PLEASE HELP. I'm sure I am like everyone else I don't want them to die
    Patty
     
  2. pdsavage

    pdsavage Sussex Monarch

    Mar 27, 2008
    NW,Missouri
    It does take awhile to hatch,its hard work for those little things.I know baby chicks can take up to 24 jours to hatch out.
     

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