Chick just broke through the air cell!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Jmanvanatta, Mar 16, 2012.

  1. Jmanvanatta

    Jmanvanatta Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ho long after they break into the air cell do they hatch?
     
  2. Christi2107

    Christi2107 Out Of The Brooder

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    My first chick usually takes 6-12 hrs to hatch after breaking the air sac...sometimes even longer. But usually after that first one hatches it cues the rest of them to start and they're mostly all out within 24 hrs after that.
     
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    Christi2107 Out Of The Brooder

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    Love watching them hatch...very exciting!! Best Wishes!!! [​IMG]
     
  4. Jmanvanatta

    Jmanvanatta Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! I was spraying my bator (add more humidity and an egg had rooled of to the side so i put it back and then" cheep" "cheep" "cheep" It was cheeping at me![​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]Yes!
     

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