Help Please- Have A Question About Eggs Hatching As I Post This!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sshannon024, May 15, 2009.

  1. sshannon024

    sshannon024 Out Of The Brooder

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    My eggs were due to hatch on saturday, and late tonight I noticed a few pips. So far 3 have hatched, 1 is up running around everywhere, and the other 2 are just laying there half out of their shells. They are breathing ok, but they act really weak. I understand their proabbly exhausted from all that work, but is this normal for them to just lay there like that for an extended period of time? There was only maybe a 10-15 min difference from the first one breaking out and then the other to. Just want to make sure they are ok. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
     
  2. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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    Yep sounds normal to me. Ours did that one one hatch, they were just finishing absorbing the yolk
     
  3. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

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    At this point they may need rest while they get ready for round 2, it's hard but hands off while they sort themselves out.
     
  4. sshannon024

    sshannon024 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you guys for the quick replys, now I can stop worrying,lol. I haven't opened the bator to bother them at all, and hopefully I wont have to open it until everyone is hatched and all dryed off. Thanks again [​IMG]
     
  5. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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    Good luck!!!
     
  6. sshannon024

    sshannon024 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank You Schultz [​IMG]
     

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