Today is 21 days - One hatched...Lonely and trampling

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Ducati, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. Ducati

    Ducati Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi

    Of 12 eggs, the first hatched this morning at 3AM PST. Since then, no others....One other has pipped, but not zipped. This little guy is all over the bator....Should I worry about him disturbing the other eggs? Should I leave him in there, or take him out soon at risk of disturbing the envirement for the other 11 chicks????
     
  2. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Overrun With Chickens

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    Trampling is GOOD for them. The bumping and noise actually helps stimulate the other chicks. Without Momma to cluck and bump, sibling bumper cars is the best assistance you can give. In general they really can't hurt one another.
     
  3. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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  4. Ducati

    Ducati Out Of The Brooder

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    Should I take this one out that hatched. He iscompletely dry and looks cramped in there....
     

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