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Need Help - Egg Still Attached

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by 3chickies, May 13, 2011.

  1. 3chickies

    3chickies Hatching

    Jun 4, 2010
    One of my chicks hatched but has it's cord still attached to the egg. I hadn't seen it before so I waited. It's been abot 3-4 hours and it's still attached. The humidity dropped to 65%. Should I add water to my Hovabator or just sit tight? This is day 20. Two chicks hatched early, probably due to temp. I feel bad seeing it drag it's little egg around.

    Thanks for any help!

  2. BawGock

    BawGock Songster

    Jan 21, 2009
    Idaho Panhandle, USA
    If your hatch is still continuing it would be good to maintain the 65% humidity.
    Don't worry about the cord dragging around yet. It will most likely dry up and break off on it's own.
    Best of luck on your hatch,

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