Baby Chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ilovechicks1156, Dec 29, 2014.

  1. ilovechicks1156

    ilovechicks1156 Out Of The Brooder

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    HI Guys Its the 20th Day And Its 9am Austrailan Time My eggs HAve Pips In it When Will it Crack pip And Hatch
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    Patience. Step away from the incubator. Don't open it.

    Patience is a virtue - AND I WANT IT NOW!!!!

    don't panic till you hit day 22 or 23.
     
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  3. ilovechicks1156

    ilovechicks1156 Out Of The Brooder

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    HI THEY ARE NOT IN INCUBATOR THERE UNDER MY BROODY
     
  4. Stewieb71

    Stewieb71 Out Of The Brooder

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    Anywhere between 10 mins and 24 hours is my experience. First to pip doesn't mean first to hatch.
     
  5. ilovechicks1156

    ilovechicks1156 Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh Okay Thanks
     
  6. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    Ok [​IMG]
    Then, step away from the hen, she knows what to do. During pipping and hatching, she's dedicated and any disturbance isn't good for her doing her job.
    If they don't hatch, there's nothing you can do anyway.
     
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  7. FarmerMac

    FarmerMac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Second that, I let my hens alone with their eggs. I listen for the babies peeping or chirping after the 22nd day, I move the hen and the babies to a separate location in the coop where they will be left alone by the other chickens. If there are any unhatched eggs, I check to make sure they are still alive, if not alive, I toss them out.
     
  8. ilovechicks1156

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    Okay[​IMG]
     
  9. FarmerMac

    FarmerMac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any good news on the hatching? How.many eggs did you have under your hen?
     
  10. ilovechicks1156

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    Had 5 And Got @ So Far Just About To Check if nymore Cracked
     

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