HELP!zipping question???? They're Hatching

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Mourningdove, Apr 5, 2009.

  1. Mourningdove

    Mourningdove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 17, 2008
    Cleveland, Tn.
    I have 7 silkies in the bator and 4 of them have already started trying to break free.....NONE of them have actually broke open a hole to begin zipping.......my question is 2 of the 4 seem to be trying to zip in all directions and 1 of them seems to be trying to zip downwards has anyone seen this before? Will this be ok?
     
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  2. Mourningdove

    Mourningdove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 17, 2008
    Cleveland, Tn.
    bump
     
  3. old mill poultry

    old mill poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah I have seen this before. Don't worry, as long as they are not at the bottom of the egg(opposite end)where it might not be able to breathe. Just watch and see what happens.
     
  4. Mourningdove

    Mourningdove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 17, 2008
    Cleveland, Tn.
    thank you thank you!!! I was getting real worried here! Thanks for your reply!
     
  5. Panther Creek Poultry

    Panther Creek Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sometimes they get a little confused and as long as they aren't on the bottom they should be fine. Remember Mother nature takes care of all.

    Sheila
     
  6. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    They are fine.
     
  7. Barry

    Barry Chillin' With My Peeps

    There are some things that you should not watch. I mean a kettle takes longer to boil if you watch.... I think everything will be OK, but if I was there watching with you, the only thing we could really do is WORRY!
     
  8. Mourningdove

    Mourningdove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 17, 2008
    Cleveland, Tn.
    hey all 2 of the babies have hatched [​IMG] Now for the other 2 [​IMG] [​IMG] crossing my fingers [​IMG]
     
  9. Mourningdove

    Mourningdove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 17, 2008
    Cleveland, Tn.
    just noticed another pip.....way to go chickies [​IMG]
     

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