Moving egg peeping but not moving for 2+hrs!? URGENT!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jfulcher, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. jfulcher

    jfulcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2011
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    What should I do!? I had to take it out to hear the peeping for life.... HURRY HELP PLEASE!!!
     
  2. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    I don't know anything about hatching but I would give it a bit of help and air.
     
  3. LuvMyBLR

    LuvMyBLR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's probably gonna fall asleep [​IMG]. you would too, peeping for hours. Someone with more experience might tell you to pip for it, but I shall give no advice, since you know I'm on my first hatch too. [​IMG]
     
  4. jfulcher

    jfulcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2011
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    I am going to give it till dark... About an hour... Or so.. Then if noone has given better judgement I will pip for it..
     
  5. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Leave it in the incubator and sit on your hands. [​IMG] Really.

    I've had eggs talk to me at least 24 hours before they hatch. Peeping just means the chick has reached the air cell. You will have to wait for it to pip. Doing it yourself ahead of time could result in more damage than good. There are still several veins that need to dry up before the chick can hatch.
     
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  6. jfulcher

    jfulcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2011
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    Quote:What if something is wrong???
     
  7. okiedrifter

    okiedrifter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    let it rest its work getting out of those eggs....
     
  8. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:What if something is wrong???

    I added to my first post. Interfering now could cause more harm than good. Leave the incubator closed and the egg alone. Now is not the time for intervention.
     
  9. jfulcher

    jfulcher Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2011
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    Quote:What if something is wrong???

    I added to my first post. Interfering now could cause more harm than good. Leave the incubator closed and the egg alone. Now is not the time for intervention.

    Kay. What about the lack of movement??
     
  10. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Kay. What about the lack of movement??

    The chick is sleeping. Hatching is a lot of work.
     

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