Loooongest hatching record?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by thebanthams, Feb 20, 2012.

  1. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whats the longest "labor" can chickie hatch ? My chickie started to hatch since 6 this morning, its now 12 hours and has not come out yet!. She is breathing and has a hole about the size of quarter .
     
  2. The Mama Chicken

    The Mama Chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    I had one take 36 hours and be fine. Just give it time.[​IMG]
     
  3. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    27 hours ! Shes still fighting her way out! one leg is out of the shell and kicking like crazy !! Last night 3 others came out of their shells!
     
  4. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I come home from work to see that poor chickie still fighting to get out 34 hours later !! I had no choice but to try to help her , I used a warm wet paper towel and wrapped around the egg and worked the shells off. She was so glad to be out ! [​IMG] Now she wont stop chirping and she is doing very well. I am glad I was able to save her. (I had no experience! )
     
  5. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is the chickie I saved .H[​IMG]er toe was bent from trying to get out of the shell so long ! shes is fine now! She is now 9 weeks old, Part Astralourpe and silkie.. [​IMG]
     
  6. InsaneChicken

    InsaneChicken Out Of The Brooder

    Aw she's so cute! :)
     

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