one chick hatched, one more egg-what to do

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by zanelee, Jul 28, 2013.

  1. zanelee

    zanelee Chillin' With My Peeps

    We had 2 eggs, one pipped yesterday and hatched a couple of hours ago. One egg left that was moving right before lockdown, but still no pip. Do you think it would be safe to remove the chick soon? Or should I leave her in there playing soccer with it?
     
  2. viktoriacl

    viktoriacl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can leave her in there. Did the other internally pip yet?
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    You can safely leave the only chick in there for a day or two, then you need to take it out. You might want to spray or add some warm water in the incubator after you grab the chick, and close it up fast so your humidity stays up for the last egg.
     
  4. zanelee

    zanelee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks y'all. I haven't checked for an internal pip yet. Once the chick is dry, I will do that, then go from there. I am just concerned about losing humidity taking the chick out. Thanks again!!!
     
  5. viktoriacl

    viktoriacl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dont worry about it. The humidity goes right back up. I opened mine a bunch of times for various reasons and everyone is just fine :)
     
  6. zanelee

    zanelee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well, got home from church and the second one has pipped! :) So excited!!!
     

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