should we help?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by miss heny, Nov 11, 2010.

  1. miss heny

    miss heny Genetic Expert in learning Premium Member

    should we help a chick get out of the egg or no? (dad want to know)
     
  2. Kittymomma

    Kittymomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mostly it's a bad idea. Why do you think you might need to help? When you open the bator during hatch you can really mess up the temp. and humidity which makes it harder for all the chicks to hatch so try not to do that.
     
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    There are reasons to help, but we need more information. When did it pip? How long ago?
     
  4. miss heny

    miss heny Genetic Expert in learning Premium Member

    Quote:1:30 MS time and they are under a broody XD
     
  5. Kittymomma

    Kittymomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they're under a broody I'd leave it be. It's not uncommon for it to take 24 hours or even more from pip to hatch.
     
  6. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:1:30 MS time and they are under a broody XD

    Yeah since it's a broody, I would only help if the mama gives up. They usually don't.
     

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