Urgent help needed! Please help.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Noelleor, Apr 4, 2018.

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  1. Noelleor

    Noelleor In the Brooder

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    My chick pipped 24 hours + ago and started unzipping very soon after (within an hour of my noticing the pip) and the. Stopped after starting and was really struggling.

    So I assisted by removing the shell around the air cell as advised.

    Please tell me if this baby is ready or should I leave him longer? He’s still trying to get out. No peeping but his beak is trying to tear out.
     

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  2. Noelleor

    Noelleor In the Brooder

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    Just to add to this: week two of incubation my incubator failed and I had to wait 24 hours for a new one. I think he’s very weak.
     
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  3. Sue S

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    I don't have chickens but I have incubated duck eggs & my incubator wasn't working properly either & the humidity dropped causing them to shrink wrap, I also had to help them out, it looks like that is what has happened to this egg, the membrane looks dry, is it?????
     
  4. Noelleor

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    Yes it is very dry. Humidity is at 76%

    It’s dry but my question is more about wether or not the blood has all been absorbed in the photo?
     
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  5. Sue S

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    It looks like it is, hopefully someone with more knowledge about this will get on here soon, but I was told to put coconut oil on the membrane to soften it but when mine was stuck I put the oil on them slowly torn at the membrane to help it out. Good Luck
     
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  6. Noelleor

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    Thanks xx
     
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  7. oregonkat

    oregonkat Crowing

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    Is there any further progress with this little one?
     
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  8. Noelleor

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    I’m having a nightmare. Was suggested that I assist as she started unzipping and then struggled so I helped and now I feel she’s not ready, what do you think? She’s definitely shrink wrapped.
     

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  10. Noelleor

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    My only survivor after an incubator failure. I really want her to survive
     

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