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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kelliepulido, Nov 14, 2008.

  1. kelliepulido

    kelliepulido Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2008
    st.john's mi
    taking the hatched ones out? Do you all wait till the whole hatch is done?TOday most of them have been out of their eggs at least 24hrs,I still have 5 eggs left and I don't want to ruin my chances of them hatching.I did get one showgirl sssooo cute little poop amongst all the standard designers.
     
  2. Fudgie

    Fudgie Hatching Queen - Got Fudge?

    IMHO When I have tried to remove the chicks it seems the remaining others won't hatch out. If it were me I would slide in some feed and a little water (DH uses a pop bottle cap so they cannot climb in but can get water) and just slide it in there. Give it another day and then remove them.
     
  3. kelliepulido

    kelliepulido Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2008
    st.john's mi
    yeah that's what happened my last hatch once I opened the bator nothing more happened.
     
  4. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    Leave them in until the hatch is complete. Chicks can go at least 48 hours without food, I think even 72 hours. That's how baby chicks are able to be shipped, they live off the yolk sack for several days.
     

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