Is He Hiding???? Pics****

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by spowell, Sep 29, 2011.

  1. spowell

    spowell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This Buff Silkie has been peeking out like this since about 11am, anything to worry about? [​IMG] I can see him moving, I think you can even see the beak in the photo [​IMG]
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    you say he is moving, and he can air if he wants it - I would think he's okay. Do you see any blood on him or on the inside of the shell? You could try chirping to him - other hatchees would have chirping and that encourages other to get out of their shell. Do you have any hatched to put with him so he'd hear that?
     
  3. spowell

    spowell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are 40 eggs in there with him [​IMG] He just seems to be the first to start. Two other eggs piped along with this one but nothing from them yet. They aren't supposed to hatch until Saturday [​IMG]
     
  4. spowell

    spowell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No... I see no blood, looks like everything is absorbed. I was really just worried about his membrane drying out. I have the humidity at 70% right now.[​IMG]
     
  5. spowell

    spowell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ohhh.... Never mind, he decided it was time and he is zipping along [​IMG] I will post pic when he is out [​IMG]
     
  6. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    He's a fast little hatcher! Zipping along only 4 hours after the pip! No rushing the little guys 6-24 hours is perfectly normal from a pip to zip.
     
  7. spowell

    spowell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] I was telepathically screaming "HURRY" [​IMG]
     
  8. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    He is probably just resting.
     
  9. Skitz

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    cool [​IMG]
     
  10. spowell

    spowell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh sorry I had to run out...the first one hatched about 6pm, Surely a Buff. It was quick [​IMG] As soon as I can get him out of the bator I will get a pic. I also have 4 now pipped [​IMG] Yeah!!!!
     

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