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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Shawnnaraye87, Oct 28, 2014.

  1. Shawnnaraye87

    Shawnnaraye87 In the Brooder

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    It is 2 days after hatch date and still no pips and now they're not moving around either! Should I try and assist them?
     

  2. Thejperez

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    No do not help them. You only help when needed. Have you been candling them? The hatch date is just a bace line. No movement at all?
     
  3. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Songster

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    You might want to candle them and see if you can still see movement inside. You can also check for internal pipping (when they've broken through the membrane inside and are in the air cell). That'll give you a better idea of the situation (if they are just a little late, or if they didn't make it for some reason). You definitely don't want to assist them if you don't know how far along they are in the hatching process. You can kill them if you try to assist and they are not ready to come out.
     
  4. Shawnnaraye87

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    I just candled them and they are all still moving in the egg. I can clearly see one of the babies bill sticking out but don't see it on the other two
     
  5. Shawnnaraye87

    Shawnnaraye87 In the Brooder

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    I see a bill in on of the air sacs but no can't see the bill in any of the other ones but all still moving in the egg. Is it ok for them to be this far after they're due date?
     
  6. Shawnnaraye87

    Shawnnaraye87 In the Brooder

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    One has pipped finally!!!!
     
  7. Shawnnaraye87

    Shawnnaraye87 In the Brooder

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    I have another that just piped 2 hole in 5 mins. I walked away to go pee and got a drink and came back and 2 holes in one of the eggs that hadn't even done anything yet!!!! Whoooo hoooooo!!!!!
     

  8. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    My baby was born three days past "due date" and she's perfectly healthy. I've read others say they've had healthy birds that didn't hatch until four or five days after hatch day. Congrats on the pips!!!!! [​IMG] Now you get to wait and stress a little more....lol
     
  9. Shawnnaraye87

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    I know it's horrible lol
     
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  10. Shawnnaraye87

    Shawnnaraye87 In the Brooder

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    We have 2 little ones so far!!!:)[​IMG]
     

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