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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by OzawkieBantams, Oct 10, 2010.

  1. OzawkieBantams

    OzawkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 15, 2010
    Ozawkie, KS
    AFTER inspecring my only chicken egg i noticed a long crack from big end to lil end. Do this mean its gonna hatch early. It isnt due to hatch until thursday....... What do i do.....
     
  2. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    I have had them hatch early too. As far as what to do just keep an eye on it and listen for chirping, and..........................

    post when it hatches [​IMG] Congrats, makes me wish my bator was on too!
     
  3. OzawkieBantams

    OzawkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 15, 2010
    Ozawkie, KS
    Quote:i havent heard anything yet do i just wait?
    I am so eggcited........[​IMG]
     
  4. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    I've had them hatch early, but not this early- keep your nose on it, as a crack can be dangerous and let bacteria in, giving you an explosive stinker. If you notice any odor, get it outta there carefully.

    Otherwise, just leave it and hope for the best at this point.

    Good luck!
     
  5. OzawkieBantams

    OzawkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 15, 2010
    Ozawkie, KS
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    It was a bad one i didnt make it..... No chicks for me.
    Now i have to keep my fingers crossed that my four duck eggs will hatch next week...

    Here was the crack on the very last chicken egg i had.
    [​IMG]

    Daren
     
  6. Yes that is a bad crack. Good luck on your ducklings.
     

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