chirping inside egg

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  1. Kknight3

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    How long after I first hear chirping inside the egg should I expext it to hatch? Its going on 12 hours now
     
  2. Twistedfeather

    Twistedfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With chickens it's normally day nineteen to start peeping
     
  3. Kknight3

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    The hatch date was yesterday and still nothing. Just peeping
     
  4. Twistedfeather

    Twistedfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check the eggs for any holes left in there it might be that the membrane dried over
     
  5. Kknight3

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    I noticed one small little crack about 2 hours ago where it looks like it is trying to peck a hole. I dont know how long it has been there because it was on the bottom side of the egg. And it it hasnt made any process in the last 2 hours. This is my first time hatching so in trying to be patient but i feel like i should assist.
     
  6. Kknight3

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    Scratch that, it just made a tiny little pip hole!
     
  7. LeoneB

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    wow - I am at the end of day 19, and I cant hear any peeping yet... fingers crossed, all or some are ok..
    looking forward to seeing pics of yours :)
     
  8. MeepBeep

    MeepBeep Chillin' With My Peeps

    It can easily take 12-24 hours after the initial pip before they do anything, a lot of times they pass out and take a long nap so you sometimes won't hear much chirping unless you entice a chirp out of them by doing something like tapping on the incubator or tapping on the egg itself...
     
  9. Kknight3

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