PLZ help!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by frankieo, Mar 1, 2008.

  1. frankieo

    frankieo New Egg

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    my son opened the egg with a chick that piiped through the egg 2 hours before. its just laying in the incubator all limp.is it gonna die!?
     
  2. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    If it pipped then it was close to hatching. Keep the incubator closed
    and your sons hands out. From what little information you wrote here
    I would say it has a 50/50 shot.
     
  3. frankieo

    frankieo New Egg

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    the chick moves, but it doesnt move its head much. do u think it will be better if it rests? it just lays around.
     
  4. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2007
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    It can take up to 24hrs to hatch after a pip.....

    ...hope your little guys makes it. Keep the bator closed!!
     
  5. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Quote:Most chicks are weak and have very little strength in their necks when they hatch.

    The only thing you can do is keep the bator up to temp and the humidty at 65%
    and stay out. Every time you open the bator the chick and other eggs have less
    of a chance.
     
  6. frankieo

    frankieo New Egg

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    ok,thank you!
     

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