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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kelliepulido, Apr 12, 2008.

  1. kelliepulido

    kelliepulido Songster

    Mar 18, 2008
    st.john's mi
    My 1st pip 9pm lst nite chick is still trying but really no prg another has pipped and has more progress I am afraid to intervene and open the bator which might dry out the 2nd chick too much it is now 1;40pm the next day what should I do?
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Leave the incubator closed...it can take 24 hours for the chick to pip and opening could cause it to quit but the other chick might not pip...you lose your bator temps and humidity by opening til the hatch is finished...
     
  3. Don't touch the incubator. I did too much touching with my first hatch and lost all of them and they did not get enough humidity while pipping. My chick from last batch took 20 hours from first noted pipping and she is thriving.
     

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