chirping egg?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ThiefPouter06, Jun 2, 2012.

  1. ThiefPouter06

    ThiefPouter06 Songster

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    I went to throw away my broodies only egg I thought was bad and it chirped at me. Is this usual? I guess it means its ready to hatch? There is no pipping yet though. I guess I never thought they made noise until they hatched.
     
  2. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Crowing

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    They can chirp or peep when they pip into the air cell inside the egg.
     
  3. Give it back to the hen. IT is alive and will likely hatch in a few days.
     
  4. BayGoose

    BayGoose Chirping

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    Yup, this is normal. It has internally pipped and getting ready to hatch.
     
  5. ThiefPouter06

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    Awesome. I put it back once I heard it. I hope I didnt disorientate when I picked it up. Time will tell.
     
  6. ThiefPouter06

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    it hatched! one tiny (half bantam) black ball of fuzz. And very feathered feet so must be out of my standard brahma lol.
     
  7. MamaMarcy

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    Oooooh pic please? Was the mama or papa bantam?
     
  8. ThiefPouter06

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    The roo was a bantam cross and hen was fullsize brahma or wyandotte. I will try for pics.
     

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