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I need help for possibly assisting an egg hatching!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CherriesBrood, Nov 24, 2015.

  1. CherriesBrood

    CherriesBrood Chicken Photographer Premium Member

    Hi,
    I need help because one of my eggs as started zipping, but it has stopped and an hour and a half as already gone by. I looked inside the egg (through the incubator) with a flash light and noticed a sticky air cell. I might need to assist it, but I've never done this before. Here's a picture.
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    Any clues on what I should do? Wait, help or what? It looks like its struggling to, I can see the beak and its breathing heavily. Help please. :confused:
     
  2. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Pigeon Girl Premium Member

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  3. CherriesBrood

    CherriesBrood Chicken Photographer Premium Member

    Ok thanks a lot. :)
     
  4. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Pigeon Girl Premium Member

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    That article is kinda dramatic in my opinion but has great info.
     
  5. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    OK can you tell me where he is right now?? Did he make it out?? How long has it been? Where is your humidity at??
     
  6. CherriesBrood

    CherriesBrood Chicken Photographer Premium Member

    It made it out just fine. Shortly after I posted it started zipping again, and is now in the brooder with the other chick doing great! Thanks for asking though. ;) Here it is. I vent sexed both chicks and I'm pretty positive this ones a girl and the others a boy.

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    We named this one penny. Guess she was just a slow hatcher. ;)
     
  7. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Pigeon Girl Premium Member

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    Yay! Penny is so cute also! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Nov 25, 2015
  8. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    Alright good job!!
     
  9. CherriesBrood

    CherriesBrood Chicken Photographer Premium Member

    Thanks to you both. :)
     

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