Two days pecking but still in the egg???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kingnate1972, Mar 29, 2009.

  1. kingnate1972

    kingnate1972 New Egg

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    45% of my eggs have hatched but for two days now 2 have been pecking to get out but it looks as if they've done slowed down and are having problems.Please someone give me suggestions on what to do.
     
  2. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    Have them been pipped for two whole days?
    If they have been pipped for two whole days go read the sticky on hatching eggs and read about interviening and try to help them out. Remmber they have blood vessles in there little membrans that can make them bleed , that they need time to absorb there yolk and that you shouldnt remove the bottom of the shell as they can be attatched by an umbilical type cord.
    You might try just peeling back a little of the shell around the pipp area till you can see the beak and check to see the membrane. Remmber this is if they have truley been pipped for 48 hours. And if you have other eggs hatching you need to be carefull about the humidity and temp in the bator.
    Good luck
     
    Last edited: Mar 29, 2009

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