Twins in the incubator (please help)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by katrina12331, Mar 24, 2016.

  1. katrina12331

    katrina12331 New Egg

    Mar 5, 2016
    Hi, today is day seven of incubating eggs and I had just candled the eggs, one of them had two very visible embryos, one at each end. I have never had twins inside of an egg before and just had the question of what to do when they are trying to hatch and what to do when they are having issues hatching?
  2. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

    Mar 3, 2011
    The Land of Enchantment
    Hi Katrina,

    Often one or both of them will not make it to hatch, but if they do you have a couple weeks to prepare. In the search bar, look for "twins" and read the other threads. One of them has a link to a you tube video of someone assisting a twin hatch.

    Good luck!
  3. tail_feather

    tail_feather Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    Huntsville, AL
    Hi Katrina,

    Hop on YouTube and watch videos of people who have helped theirs out of the shell. It is likely that you will have to help them out of the shell, but there is a delicate window of time that is the right time. That's the tricky part. Good luck! :thumbsup

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