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Egg peeping but no pipping...? Help!

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Okay so my egg started peeping on day 18 and it is day 19 and no pipping.. Is this normal? Also do I have to turn the temperature down in one the last 3 days till hatching, and if so what temperature.. Is it needed, does it have to be turned down?

And I wanted to ask about how long can a chick breathe in it's air sac before the air supply runs out? Thanks.


Edited by BrittneyChick - 8/6/12 at 5:53am
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This is normal. You only turn the temp down enough to maintain 99.5 degrees, otherwise I'd leave it alone, sometimes it doesn't need adjusted. I rarely have to adjust mine. A chick can breathe just fine, because the shells are porous anyway. Sounds like you're a bit nervous, it'll be fine! Try to just enjoy the process. smile.png

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Okay, so my egg finally pipped a few hours ago... It has not made anymore progress since then and its been a few hours.. So when will they keep continuing .

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Sometimes it takes 24 hours or more, really you just need to keep busy and be patient...Goodluck :) Iknow, easier said than done,lol!
 

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