incubating

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by prancyhorse, Oct 15, 2009.

  1. prancyhorse

    prancyhorse Out Of The Brooder

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    my eggs were 21 days yesterday the shells on 2 eggs look like they are trying to get out should i help or just watch? thanks any ideas will be helpful. i am a newbie. thanks karen
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Your temps and humidity could have been low so that's why they are taking alittle longer. It can take 24 hours or longer for them from pipping the shell to zipping out. They learn to breathe, rest and finishing absorbing their yolk sacs. Patience! No opening the bator!
     
  3. SarahFair

    SarahFair Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2008
    Monroe, Ga
    I would sit back and see what happens.

    Good luck to your chicks!
     
  4. prancyhorse

    prancyhorse Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks i am getting anxious. trying to learn.
     

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