Chirping?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Silkiesandco, Jan 20, 2012.

  1. Silkiesandco

    Silkiesandco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whenever my chicks chirp in the egg they always seem to fail to pip. Now i have one egg that is supposed to hatch tomorrow and is chirping. Is chirping okay or does it mean they cant get out? Please help. And if it means they cant get out should i do a help out? Thanks
     
  2. The Chickeneer

    The Chickeneer ~A Morning's Crow~

    Don't worry, chirping is perfectly fine. Chicks usually start pipping at day 19 and are out by day 21. Don't worry if they are slow or taking too long, they will get out on their own time, the only time I would help one out is if its on day 23. The reason why chicks can go for 48 hours without food after hatching, is to wait for his siblings to hatch while they are all under the hen. Just relax and leave him alone, it'l be ok [​IMG]
     
  3. tec27

    tec27 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's telling you it's ready to come out. Couple more hours to go.
     
  4. Silkiesandco

    Silkiesandco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you :) phew thats a relief
     

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