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Pipped Guinea eggs!!

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by Cowgirl1238, May 26, 2016.

  1. Cowgirl1238

    Cowgirl1238 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 2 out of 5 eggs pipped on the shell! [​IMG] How long does it take for them to hatch, and when should I be worried if they're not out? One cracked last night or early this morning because it was pipped when I woke up, and the second pipped this afternoon. Thank you!! [​IMG]
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  2. Cowgirl1238

    Cowgirl1238 Out Of The Brooder

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    Someone please help [​IMG]
     
  3. redguinea

    redguinea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Generally guinea fowl hatch pretty quickly after pipping. Ive had some that hatch 3 hours after pipping and others that are 12+. Keep a close eye but dont interfere yet just keep the humidity high so they can break through the thick shells.
     
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  4. Cowgirl1238

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    The one I was worried about hatched! We now have another one trying to come out. Do you leave them in the incubator to dry and fluff or do you move them to the brooder with a heat lamp???
     
  5. Cowgirl1238

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    How long do you leave them in the incubator??
     
  6. redguinea

    redguinea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Until fully dry.
     
  7. Cowgirl1238

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    Now I have another problem. I have two that have hatched but they keep sitting on the wet washcloth I put in to raise the humidity (I filled all the water troughs in the bottom of the incubator and it still wouldn't raise the humidity high enough, I found the washcloth idea online) what do I do? I have another pipped egg and I don't want to open the incubator
     
  8. redguinea

    redguinea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you have a a container put water in it then place the cloth in the water, the container should be high enough the keets cant get in it. It keeps the cloth out the way but also adds some more humidity.
     
  9. Cowgirl1238

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    You are a genius!! [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  10. broody rooster

    broody rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    congratulations! [​IMG] did you get the eggs from your own or buy them from someone?
     

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