Help! What do I do?!?!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hollymh, Feb 11, 2009.

  1. hollymh

    hollymh *A Scrambled Egg*

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    My chick pipped it's egg about 13 hours ago, how long will it take to hatch, and at what point if it doesnt hatch within a time frame should I help it out?! Thanks [​IMG]

    * I haven't opened the Bator, and I'm just letting things go their way; still, I'm concerned! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Feb 11, 2009
  2. Enchanted Sunrise Farms

    Enchanted Sunrise Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    i have heard that it can take up to 24 hours after pipping for it to zip. It's a lot of work getting out of that egg so the chick has to take time to rest. If your temp and humidity is good, i would not worry at this point.
     
  3. hollymh

    hollymh *A Scrambled Egg*

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    Quote:She's here!!! Maybe 10 mins after I posted I went to check on her and I noticed she was zipping so I sat there and watched, it took maybe 20 mins and she was out! She is very lively and all over the place!!! She looks perfect though! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. birdlover

    birdlover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Yippeeee! Happy birthday, lil' chickie.
     

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