confuzzlement

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by daddy_roo, Oct 20, 2011.

  1. daddy_roo

    daddy_roo Chirping

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    I am hatching eggs athat are on day 21 today and can hear some of them peeping in the shell. There is no pips zips, or anything of the nature. Is this normal, wired or what?
     

  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    That's the way it starts.....peeping in the shell....you should see something happening soon....(A watched pot never boils, so keep youself busy!) LOL
     
  3. hallerlake

    hallerlake Songster

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    Quote:Yes, slight differences in incubator temps can speed up or slow down hatching. It is not uncommon for chicks to be a little early or late. If they're peeping (which means they've broken into the air sacs), they'll be pipping soon most likely.
     
  4. daddy_roo

    daddy_roo Chirping

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    i had to stop my MIL when she showed me. She picked up an egg and shook it and it started chirping, and said " SEE SEE!!"
     

  5. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

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    oh you could put a sign up that says do not open lid my parents had to do that for my lil sisters and i'm going to have to do it with my kids. oh i will also be putting do not pick up and shake the eggs as the kids have done that with some eggs that i was going to hatch.

    baby chicks are soon to come
     
  6. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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