Chirping from within the egg.... how loud is it?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Hennypen, May 18, 2010.

  1. Hennypen

    Hennypen Songster

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    When they chirp but haven't piped yet, how loud is it? Sometimes I think I hear a really faint chirp but don't know if its coming from outside or from within the eggs.

    Is it obvious its a chicken egg chirping or does it seem like your imagination?
     
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    I could barely hear it. [​IMG]
     
  3. Hennypen

    Hennypen Songster

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    Quote:I may not be crazy then. [​IMG] I thought I could barely hear something but thought it would be louder.
     
  4. moorechicks

    moorechicks In the Brooder

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    on what day do they do this chriping?
     
  5. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Songster

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    Yup, you're probably hearing chirping. It's very quiet at first. I always wonder if I'm just hearing birds outside. It seems so unreal. But yeah, probably chirping. Congrats. [​IMG]
     
  6. hinkjc

    hinkjc Crowing Premium Member

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    Yup, faint chirps during internal pip and when they pip through the shell it gets louder (for the noisy ones). Some don't make any noise and just hatch and then start screaming. lol
     
  7. Hennypen

    Hennypen Songster

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    Quote:Today is day 20. [​IMG] Hopefully tomorrow I'll have 8 little babies jumping around. [​IMG]
     
  8. vetgirl00us

    vetgirl00us Songster

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    I'm on day 18, maybe 19 and I heard cheeping this morning. I have 5 pips now.
     
  9. Lotsapaints

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    when you hear it at night then you know it's not from outside.....it seems to help the eggs hatch too when the other babies hear it they get with pipping and zipping
     
  10. Sweet Violet

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    oh my I can hear it quite plainly when I'm in the same room!
     

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