Pipped eggs under a heat lamp?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mhoward2, Apr 5, 2016.

  1. mhoward2

    mhoward2 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a hen sitting on eggs and she has already killed 2 of her babies. I have saved a 3rd from death as soon as it hatched. I now have a 4th egg under her that has pipped. It's starting to get dark here and I'm worried about the baby. Can I remove the pipped egg and put it under the heat lamp I have in the brooder with the other babies I have. I'm afraid it will hatch during the night and she will kill it.
     
  2. mhoward2

    mhoward2 Out Of The Brooder

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    Any advice?
     
  3. sabrina11

    sabrina11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes I would take it out and if no inqubator put it under a heat lamp and on a heating pad if you have one
     
  4. mhoward2

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    My kids got to watch the baby hatch. It's healthy and doing well.
     

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