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I am soooo excited

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by knaup109, Apr 20, 2011.

  1. knaup109

    knaup109 Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 3, 2010
    Today is 21 days, the hen has been sitting on 7 eggs. I went to check on her and I chipping sound from the eggs. I saw one egg have little hole in it. I think the chick trying to crack out the egg. Should I help crack the shell for the chick?
    Last edited: Apr 20, 2011
  2. GAchick

    GAchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 29, 2009
    Pembroke GA
    No, no, no. Hands off. Let mother nature take it's course. The chick has to hatch slowly to acclimatize itself, and let yolk be fully absorbed. You could hurt things at this stage to do anything....
  3. Chihuahuamom444

    Chihuahuamom444 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 27, 2011
    I had 1 baby last night and mama has Not gotten up yet that Ive seen today and it's killing me , I want to know what's under there [​IMG] but yea, don't do anything, they will do fine on their own

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