Quail chciks stuck in their shells

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Flipp, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. Flipp

    Flipp Out Of The Brooder

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    Mar 12, 2009
    Well got home from work and went right to the incubator and pulled another 25 or so out. I have around 50 eggs still in the incubator. Id say around 10 have cut all the way around the shell but havent popped out. I checked late last night and they were still pipping but still havent changed. I tried to help one and noticed the membrain was glued to it. I misted the eggs with warm water to hopefully moisten the membrains on the others. The two i tried to help died over night. I cant think of anything else i can do for them but keep misting them. My humidity is 80 to 85%. Temp id 98..Should i turn the temp down a little? How long do i give them to break out before i clean out the incubator and write them off as wont hatch? Im thinking the rest of the chicks that havent hatched are stuck in the shells..
    Any sugestions????[​IMG]
     
  2. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

    Dec 22, 2008
    GR MI: TN bound!
    Do not try to pull the membrane you can chip the shell off. Then see how they do
    Keep us updated
     

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