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I KNOW you're not supposed to, but..

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by wbruder17, Sep 22, 2011.

  1. wbruder17

    wbruder17 Songster

    Jun 7, 2010
    Portland, OR
    I helped a chickie out of the shell. It had been pipped ( a hole pecked in the egg)?? I think that's the term. For several hours and the chick seemed very weak inside, so even tho I know I'm not supposed to help them hatch....I did. I broke the she'll away and helped it out. It was peeping wildly as I did it and is now resting and drying off under Biig Mama, aka Henwyn. So fay, including the one I helped, we have 7 hatched, and 2 more eggs with movement.

    I am being super annoying to Big Mama, but she is handling it well. I know I'm being impatient, but oh well. I need to know what's going on and im, well, I'm bored at the moment. So I'm spending way more time messing around with my birds than I need to. Hope I don't mess anything up with my over- attentive chick raising.

  2. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

    Nov 11, 2008
    If the chick is doing good by now, then he'll survive.

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