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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Ricks Chicks, May 17, 2009.

  1. Ricks Chicks

    Ricks Chicks Songster

    We have 6 pips. out of 11 They have been rolling and chirping now for 4 hours. should we help them?

  2. Barry

    Barry Songster

    No, When you open the lid the humidity will drop. This threatens the rest of your hatch.
    Patience my friend, 4 hours is not a long time unless you are just sitting there watching.
  3. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    I write down the times that the pip and then give them at least 24 hrs. before I will even consider helping.
  4. Ricks Chicks

    Ricks Chicks Songster

    Thank You,
    untill tommorrow then.

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