HELPPP!!! WHAT DO I DO!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CReagan, Oct 30, 2012.

  1. CReagan

    CReagan Out Of The Brooder

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    I've heard my chickadee peeping since 4:15pm and it is now 11:38pm... i hear him peeping loudly and he's rocking about alot but still no signs of external piping. i don't want him to suffer or die... how long before i try to help?? how long from internal piping til external piping??
     
  2. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    Just leave it alone. Sometimes it takes 24 hours or more. Usually more harm than good is done when we try to "help" them out of an egg.
     

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