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I have a question about my newly hatched chicks

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Mystary, May 16, 2008.

  1. Mystary

    Mystary Out Of The Brooder

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    I had 4 eggs in the incubator. 2 of them hatched, 1 last night and 1 this morning. The other two eggs haven't pipped or moved at all yet. Today is the 21st day. Can I take the two chicks out, they are dry, or should I wait? Thanks in advance,

    Tina
     
  2. yellowdragon

    yellowdragon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would wait. A newly hatched chick can go for a couple days without food or water. Opening the incubator will drop the high humity needed for the other two to hatch properly. Wait until the chick that hatched first is 2 days old, then I would move them.
     
  3. Mystary

    Mystary Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok...thanks

    Tina
     

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