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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Alex208, Mar 28, 2018.

  1. Alex208

    Alex208 Chirping

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    Help its day 23 and my baby chick hasn't hatched he is still alive because I candled it and it is moving I see it move but I dont here it chirping there isn't no peaking or holes please help
     
  2. JaeG

    JaeG Crossing the Road

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    Has it pipped internally? Could you see his little shadow in the air cell? They stay at that stage for around 24 hours (sometimes longer) then they make an external pip. Again they will stay like that for around 24 hours as they absorb the remaining yolk and blood that has been flowing through the veins in the membrane. Only once they've done all that will they start unzipping and finally hatch. :fl
     
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  3. Alex208

    Alex208 Chirping

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    No piping or making noise at all I do see a shadow in the air cell what does that mean
     
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  4. JaeG

    JaeG Crossing the Road

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    That means it has pipped into the air cell. It will rest awhile before making an external hole so it can get more oxygen.
     
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  5. Alex208

    Alex208 Chirping

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    Thank you so much for your help
     
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  6. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Free Ranging

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    How is it going? Any progress?
     
  7. Alex208

    Alex208 Chirping

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    No nothing
     

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