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Pip to zip.

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by kyleigh, Apr 2, 2016.

  1. kyleigh

    kyleigh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2016
    Hello, this is my first hatch and is not going so well. My first chick pipped on the wrong side and had to be hatched. She is up and running around now in the brooder now. Anyways I have an egg that pipped Friday morning (1am) and looks like it had just started to zip last night. It's still chirping and breathing but is not zipping anymore. Is she stuck? Sorry about the image quality. [​IMG]
  2. Ctptcha

    Ctptcha Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 15, 2013
    Well first off, CONGRATULATIONS and welcome to the hatching community ;)
    About your little one... First off, you probably don't need this advice as its been two days since you've posted... I'd say to chip a small piece of the shell off, if there is blood, immediately put him/her back in the incubator... I hope it went well :)
  3. kyleigh

    kyleigh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2016
    Yes I ended up zipping for her. She has curled feet. So I be been hand feeding and drinking. Today she has been able to waddle to the waterer and feeder. I'll probably tape her feet later today
    Last edited: Apr 4, 2016
  4. Bryam

    Bryam Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 19, 2008
    Sounds good!

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