What is the norm

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by emit, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. emit

    emit Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 3 chicks that hatched on the 2oth day an they are playing football with the other eggs. I still have 13 eggs in the bator an was wanting to know if it will hurt the other eggs? One is pretty dry an the other 2 are still damp. I know that I have to wait till they dry all the way before I move them so anything I can do to stop the game? I pulled them out of the egg cartons that I had put them in on day 18.(eggs Stuck to the cartons)[​IMG] After that they started rolling all over the place. I am using a LG with egg turner and fan. (egg turner out at day 18) put into egg cartons from their.
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Quote:They are not going to hurt the eggs that have not hatched out yet, mine always play football. I don' take out chicks til the hatch is completed. If they are meant to hatch out they will and be healthy chicks. It helps the not pipped eggs to hear the hatched chicks and actually will help them hatch out. My thoughts!
     

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