To remove or not to remove?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Keenonf, May 26, 2010.

  1. Keenonf

    Keenonf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 3 chicks that are in the incubator just kinda sitting around and getting some rest but everyonce in awhile they enjoy climbing all over the eggs. Out of the 11 eggs, 3 have hatched and 6 have been pipped. Not bad for my first time! But i'm worried that since they keep climbing all over the eggs they will make it harder for the other to get on out of there. But if i take them out I risk shrink wrapping them. My humidity is around 80-81 and its staying pretty stable so i'd hate to take them out and lose a lot of my humidity. BTW they have all been in the incubator for 6 hours or more. One hatched around 7pm yesterday, the next at ten and the last one around 12-1am. Please my BYC friends, tell me what i should do. I'm already sitting on my hands!
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Well, you already know.....do not open the incy! Step away from the incy! LOL

    BUT, if you can't resist, grab em real quick and you can spray mist some warm water in there and shut it. I have friends who do this, but truthfully, you should try to resist.....

    I know it's hard.....
     
  3. Keenonf

    Keenonf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thank you. BTW Another hatched about 5 minutes ago [​IMG]
     
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