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Need hatching advice

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by nimmy22, May 8, 2016.

  1. nimmy22

    nimmy22 New Egg

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    Hi there, Im new to this site and looking for some much needed advice. I have a pipped egg but it has been 12+ hours now and there is no noise or movement and the membrane around the hole is looking dry and brown. I am really worried that chick has died any advice would be great [​IMG]
     
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    [​IMG] I see you posted quite a while ago with no response. What has happened since you posted?
     
  3. nimmy22

    nimmy22 New Egg

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    Hi, unfortunately nothing else has happened what so ever [​IMG] does this mean it is definately died?
     
  4. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    There's a good chance. I'd take it out moisten the membrane and chip away the shell and find out. It's not uncommon for chicks to take up to 24 hours to hatch, but the more membrane exposed while they wait, the greater the chance of it drying out and gluing to the chick keeping it from progressing and brown/yellowish membrane does signify drying out.
     

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