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Just got home.... babies....updated w/ pics!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by yotetrapper, May 17, 2008.

  1. yotetrapper

    yotetrapper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have babies!!!!!!!!!! 4 of them, with MANY more pips!! Big pips, little pips. I can't believe it!! This is so cool!!!!!! I have two yellowish ones and two blackish ones. One of them came out of an EE shell.

    BUT when I got home the temp had shot from 101 to almost 105!!! I know you aren't supposed to open the bator, but I lifted the lid for a few seconds to cool it. Its 102 something now. Humidity was 74, dropped to 68 when i opened the lid.

    Here's my question... These guys hatched some time between 2:30 and 7. So, do I take them out tomorrow afternoon and leave the ones not hatched yet still in??

    Here they are!!!

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    Last edited: May 17, 2008
  2. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

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  3. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No leave them in until all the eggs hatch. Plus don't open the bator again it will dry out the one hatching. Good Luck!
     
  4. yotetrapper

    yotetrapper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought they could only stay in there for 24 hours???
     
  5. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    They can stay in for acouple days while the hatch finishes up...They live off the yolk sac and do not need food and water right away after hatching out...Thats why hatcherys can sell day olds and ship to people...
     
  6. yotetrapper

    yotetrapper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have a bad feeling! All of the eggs with large pips in them, the membrane is SNOW WHITE. I read all five pages on to help or not to help, and the one on how to help, but am still lost on whether or not to, and if I did, when?
     
  7. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Don't intervene yet - still too early.

    When I had membrane dry out it went a yellowish color..... just relax;.
     
  8. yotetrapper

    yotetrapper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Number 5 is here, a bantam!
     
  9. SusanJoM

    SusanJoM Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hey, Angela....

    What's going on with your hatch????

    Susan
     
  10. yotetrapper

    yotetrapper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All of my updates are on a thread at the bottom of the first page, called "updated, pics of hatch"

    I helped 2 chicks out who couldnt get out, both of them are alive and well after 24 hours.

    I have 22 hatched, 7 unhatched. No action at all on the 7.

    Which brings up a question, I had 2 chicks that were developing veryyyy slowly, how long should I wait? Been over 24 hours since the last chick hatched, and no pips or nothing on the last 7 eggs.
     

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