When do I open the incubator,

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by Sgtfirstwife, Mar 25, 2013.

  1. Sgtfirstwife

    Sgtfirstwife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My first chick hatched at noon yesterday. I now have three chicks. When should I open the incubator? I can't tell if the other eggs are pipping or not. How long can those little chicks survive?
     
  2. tcmstalcup

    tcmstalcup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you have 3 days after first chick appears. The yolk lasts your baby that long. I usually wait 2-3 days to be sure. Its hard to be patient when you can see the fuzzy butt in there.
     
  3. Sgtfirstwife

    Sgtfirstwife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah they seem so crowded. So if the hatch started yesterday, I should wait till tomorrow? The chicks will be okay? Sorry but I am nervous since this is my first hatch. Thanks for answering.
     

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