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Any help would be good

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bubblebean11, Nov 23, 2009.

  1. bubblebean11

    bubblebean11 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 25, 2009
    20 min N of Denver
    They were supposed to hatch yesterday. I had peeping last night at 7:45 and still no pips. Any advice? My last hatch was a day late so maybe I should just wait? Was wondering how long they can peep without having a pip? Thanks
    Last edited: Nov 23, 2009
  2. Paganbird

    Paganbird CrescentWood Farm

    Apr 25, 2009
    Western Pa
    Just be patient.
    Sometimes you can hear them for over a day before they pip. Just don't open the incubator until after the hatch is complete - you could cause your humidity & temp to drop and jeopardize the hatch.
  3. Laney

    Laney Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2009
    Spring Hope, NC
    It is possible for them to hatch late if your temp was low throughout incubation. If you actually hear peeping, leave them in and don't open the incubator except to add water for humidity if you absolutely have to. If there were no peeping at all I think you might be getting different advice. However, it sounds like you have live chicks in there.

  4. bubblebean11

    bubblebean11 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 25, 2009
    20 min N of Denver
    Well, I checked the eggs and they are no longer alive. Thanks for the advice guys. :[​IMG]
  5. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

    Apr 4, 2007
    Mansfield, MO
    oh, so sorry!
  6. CheerfulHeart2

    CheerfulHeart2 Creative Problem Solver

    Apr 8, 2009
    Phoenix, AZ
    [​IMG] [​IMG] So sorry about the eggs. [​IMG]
  7. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    Quote:Oh no! I am very sorry. [​IMG]
  8. chickeypeep101

    chickeypeep101 the Awesome Pullet

    Jul 23, 2009
    On a horse!
  9. Jess N Jeff

    Jess N Jeff Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 25, 2009
    South San Diego, Cali
    I am so sorry. It sucks when you go through all that time and effort and you get nothing. [​IMG]

    I am incubating now. I am using the dry method which is new to me. Im scared!!!

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