Need Help - Egg Still Attached

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

  1. 3chickies

    3chickies New Egg

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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,
    Carolyn
     

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