My chick stopped hatching

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by AAJ, Jan 1, 2012.

  1. AAJ

    AAJ Chirping

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    When I woke up this morning one of the eggs in the incubator had a crack in it. I kept on checking on it for a while and I saw no progress. Is the chick still going to hatch. (heard chirping and felt movement yesterday)
     

  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Maybe.

    Chicks can often take 48+ hours to hatch after pip.

    However, if the the chicks is underformed, or has some other issues, it may not survive the hatching process. Being born is HARD.
     
  3. midget_farms

    midget_farms Songster

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    right - let it be - they usually hatch the day after the first crack (pip)

    dont rush it - there are a lot of processes that are taking place & they need time to complete or it could hurt the chick.
     

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