URGENT! NEED ADVICE

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by agentzoey, Feb 22, 2009.

  1. agentzoey

    agentzoey Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a 23 day egg, pipped a couple of hours ago and I didn't know as I didn't want to open the bator. I finally got anxious and looked...it doesn't have an egg tooth!
    I carefully zipped around the shell, left the membrane intact...chick doesn't seem to be panting (I'm assuming their beak is open for that) but I don't know if I should just carefully open the membrane all the way around ?!!!!
    Or let it be, and if so for how long?
    I've got a wet cloth around the membrane where I zipped.
    Help, please if you can,
    Thank you [​IMG]
     
  2. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    leave it be.
     
  3. agentzoey

    agentzoey Out Of The Brooder

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    For how long?
    And Thank YOU:)
     
  4. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:as long as it takes
     
  5. agentzoey

    agentzoey Out Of The Brooder

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    It HATCHED!!! Perfectly developed and happy [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  6. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    YAY!!!!!
     
  7. Leah-yes I know I'm crazy

    Leah-yes I know I'm crazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats!
     
  8. agentzoey

    agentzoey Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you everybody...this is such a great support group.
     
  9. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    isn't it thought? and soon you will be one of the ones helping people that are freaking out because their chicken is not laying eggs or something.
     

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