Should I Help It?

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

  1. tec27

    tec27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    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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