Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chrisray88, Apr 7, 2017.

  1. chrisray88

    chrisray88 New Egg

    Apr 18, 2011
    So I have a chicken egg that pipped yesterday around 2pm. It is now 10:40 am. Another chick that already hatched rolled the egg to where it is pushed against the side of the incubator. It has partially zipped but is still not out. I can't see it real well but it seems that the membranes look a tan color. Also the chick that has hatched has been in there for almost 28 hours. I haven't opened the incubator at all. The humidity is at 61 now. Should I just leave things as they are and wait. Should I open it and take out the hatched chick, add some humidity and move the egg away from the wall?
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member

    Mar 27, 2012
    My Coop
    If it started zipping and then stalled out and stopped, it's stuck and needs help. You can finish the zip for it. Stop if you see any blood but if it was zipping you shouldn't.
  3. Cntry1958

    Cntry1958 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 16, 2017
    Somewhere in Maryland

    Please go to the link above and ask there as I am think the membraine is drying out being tan. You may have to go in soon so you don't have a dead chick on your hands.
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - I hope that your chick made it!

    Best wishes
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Hello from Kansas, chrisray88, and :welcome! Pleased you joined our community. Hope your chick will be okay! :)
  6. Cntry1958

    Cntry1958 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 16, 2017
    Somewhere in Maryland
    Did the little one make it? How are the other ones doing? Any others hatched yet? Can't wait to hear more.
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    I would also move that egg away from the wall, so chick won't get stuck trying to get out. But hurry. If you have a spray bottle of warm water, you can spray a bit in the 'bator as you close things back up.
  8. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under chrisray88 [​IMG] Welcome!

    Any news? I do hope your little one made it out OK.

    I also hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]

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