Twin chicken development

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Josh40996, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Do not attempt to hatch them until after they have pipped. Actually hours after they have pipped. Helping before they pip may cause them to bleed out. Good luck!
     
    Last edited: Mar 18, 2016
  2. CGilbert

    CGilbert Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Josh40996

    Josh40996 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for the information. Change of plan then. Should I wait to see two pips or just one?
     
  4. CGilbert

    CGilbert Chillin' With My Peeps

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    24 hours after first pip, minimum.
     
  5. CGilbert

    CGilbert Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is so exciting! Cant wait to hear how it goes. Have any hatched yet?
     
  7. Josh40996

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    Thank you for the help, I'll check out that link now. So far non have hatched or pipped but two of the eggs are currently shaking gently. Hopefully soon I'll see some pipped eggs
     
  8. Josh40996

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    One has pipped. No sign from the twins yet
     
  9. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try to be patient. Do not open your incubator unless absolutely necessary. Any change in the internal environment at this point could be disasterous.
     
  10. Josh40996

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    Incubator will remain shut until all eggs have hatched and chicks have dried. Two eggs have pipped so far. There is still no sign of movement from the twins so far. Hopefully they will have pipped by tomorrow.
     

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