Need imput quickly please

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by gabrielle1976, Mar 26, 2009.

  1. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    a piece of the pip eara fell off and I hear the baby peeping , My question is whats it sapose to look like in there it looks like paper its white and looks completly dry.
    Is this normal ?
     
  2. lilly

    lilly Clucks N Pups

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    Sounds like you may need more humid air in the incubator.
     
  3. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yeah it dropped while I was gone, its only been pipped for a few hours so I dont want to muck with it incase its yolk isnt absorbed but how do I know if it dried out to much for it to hatch.
    Im searching forhow its sapose to look in the egg when they make a small hole looks all the world like thin dry white paper.
     
  4. lilly

    lilly Clucks N Pups

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    If we have a few dry membrines when quail are hatching we lightly mist the eggs with water that is the same temp as the inside of the incubator . It has helped.
     
  5. digginchicks

    digginchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine have been like that before and hatched fine [​IMG]
     
  6. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    Thank you.
    Im just wanting to make shure it isnt what its sapose to look like befor I open the bator or do anything at all. I dont see how he can hatch this way but as he is my first I have no basis for comparison.
     
  7. digginchicks

    digginchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yea I didnt even think that that might not be right until reading this post and thinking back on my last hatching.
     
  8. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    Well weather or not it was normal, I have a fuzz butt. A very very noisey fuzz butt, I think Ill be walking down to the feed store in the morning so this poor thing will shush.
     
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  9. jonty

    jonty Out Of The Brooder

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    Best thing is to wipe over the egg with some water or the chick my not be able to get out if it's too dry. Put water on your finger and go over the white bits.
     
  10. ScoobyRoo

    ScoobyRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Congrat! [​IMG] [​IMG]
    They are noisy and dwill continue to be so. Have fun!![​IMG]
     

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