I'm a mommy

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by fayediddles, Jan 28, 2016.

  1. fayediddles

    fayediddles In the Brooder

    Jun 11, 2015
    OMGosh, this is day 20 and I have 2 chicks completely out of shell, but several more with their holes punched I'm just so excited... so question can I wait until day 4 to 5 days to take these early birds out of the hatchery? all I've read is leave the incubator closed until day 24 or 25. any advice is so welcomed I'm a new mom AKA first time incubating...

  2. hodor

    hodor Chirping

    Nov 6, 2015
    They are fine for 24-48 hours in the incubator. I'd definitely be leaving it closed if others have pipped, give them the highest chance possible of hatching successfully.

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