They are hatching!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dfchaser, May 9, 2008.

  1. dfchaser

    dfchaser Songster

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    I had one baby pip this morning around 7:30am and finally by 4:00pm he was out. When i left for work there were 3 more that were pipping. Hopefully when i get home in an hour there will be more free chicks in the bator, and more ready to come out!
     
  2. Good Luck!
     
  3. dfchaser

    dfchaser Songster

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    I am worried that one of the chicks has died. When it pipped it started bleeding and has not moved since 4:00pm
     
  4. Grillmaster33

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    COngrats. And sorry about the chick.
    I had one die too.

    Naval problem I believed. Bled a lot as well.
     
  5. ChickNLittle

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    Hey Chaser

    I had one that was bleeding what I did was hold a small clean washrag on the place where it was bleeding for about 5 minutes and it stopped immediately. Just for further reference of course. The chick was still half in the shell and I seen the blood on a part of the egg where it was chipped . It worked and that healthy little thing is in my pen outside now. Boy is she getting big!
     
  6. dfchaser

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    Well came home and one chick that only had to break thru the membrane has passed, not enough humidity. So our loss is up to 2 (the dry membrane and the one that pipped and bled). I have two more that pipped just waiting for them to zip and pop out. Then there is 13 more of who knows. [​IMG]
     
  7. bluedog

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    good luck on your hatch .
     
  8. Mom 2em All

    Mom 2em All Songster

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    got an update?[​IMG]:fl:fl
     
  9. dfchaser

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    Well i helped two that had been pipped since around noon. They were sooooo dry and when I left them last night i placed them on a damp paper towel. This morning one has hatched and the other looks like when it tried to get out it bled out. I also now have some more pipping. So we are up to 2 official chicks, and more pips.
     
  10. Their Other Mother

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    I have a goose egg that pipped last night about 10:30 pm. This am nothing has changed, he is still wiggeling and I can hear him chirp. I too am worried about humidity. We are in Arizona-DRY, DRY, DRY! I have a hovabator 1602N still air & have followed all the directions as far as water. This is my only egg left out of 4 African Geese. I'm really wanting to get in there and put a warm damp cloth or something but am afraid to commit the unpardonable sin and open the bator. Please Help!
     

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