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5 pips on day 19??!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chickengirl1304, Feb 2, 2013.

  1. Chickengirl1304

    Chickengirl1304 Songster

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    Is that ok they're so early? It's the evening of day 19
     

  2. nothingbutbirds

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    I think your temp may have been running a bit to high.
     
  3. Becci

    Becci Chirping

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    Maybe your temperature was a bit too high. Are your eggs smaller? Maybe bantams? There's a gazillion things that can cause early hatches. They'll be fine, I've had pips on day 18 before and it turned out being the best hatch of the year.

    Good luck. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Feb 3, 2013
  4. RWise

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    My first batch pipped at 19 days and were all hatched by day 21, I averaged half a degree high on temp. My little ones are now 5 weeks and another batch about to start.
     
  5. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

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    my same questions.... high tems, smaller breeds?
    Updates please! [​IMG]
     
  6. Chickengirl1304

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    Maybe temps too high. Not bantams. And there were 12 at lockdown. 6 out and happy one pipped but very very slowly progressing (need to check it again) and 5 nothing yet...
     
  7. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

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    Congrats! Great news! and [​IMG] for the rest!
     

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