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Should I Help It?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tec27, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. tec27

    tec27 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 6, 2011

    It looks like its starting to shrink wrap. He got this far though. What you guys think?
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    It's fine, but it looks like there is still blood in the membrane, so keep it damp and wait a bit. Here in this article is pics that show what the membrane should look like: https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/step-by-step-guide-to-assisted-hatching

    Dampen the membrane with some clean water, but watch out by it's beak and put it back in the incubator with the humidity high, 60% +

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