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My chicks stopped chirping and moving on day 20

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by janes3girls, Mar 2, 2016.

  1. janes3girls

    janes3girls Out Of The Brooder

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    This is my first time using an incubator. I had 3 chicks moving and chirping on day 20 and today there is no movement or noise. What do I do ?
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Flock Master Premium Member

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    They may be resting up for hatching (generally day 21) . If you open the incubator often, you can cause the humidity to plunge- which can cause "shrink wrapped," chicks who cannot get out of the shell. Please check out the hatching threads for better information.
     
  4. janes3girls

    janes3girls Out Of The Brooder

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    Still nothing. Sunday will be 25 days
     

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