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Is it okay!?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chick1043, Aug 25, 2011.

  1. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    This is my first time hatching eggs! Yesterday 1 out of six eggs hatched 4 days early! It's just fine. Today another one piped and made a hole big enough to fit its beak in out of the shell. It's been in there for 2 or 3 hours! Is it okay? Yes it is moving around..Thanks.
     
  2. cat1994

    cat1994 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 12, 2010
    Southeast MO
    Well if it is moving then it should be ok, maybe up the humidity a lil so he doesnÂ’t dry out
     
  3. Bantam Username

    Bantam Username Chillin' With My Peeps

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    After pipping, the chick can take 3 - 8 hours to hatch. [​IMG]
     
  4. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    From pip to hatch can take 2-36 hours. I have watched one with a small pip just sit there for hours and hours until finally it suddenly goes to work and hatched in 15 minutes.

    Matt
     
  5. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    The humidity is at 70 and I can't really get it more than that. But I think the humidity is fine because (I did this with first chick too) I have a piece of warm damp paper towel near the hole and it's keeping it pretty moist.
     
  6. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    Oh okay Thanks!
     

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