Day 15 and 16 of the eggs, when should i start to hear chirping?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by XilverAngel, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. XilverAngel

    XilverAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't wait! so excited, i just want to see them all hatch!! As i stated it's around day 15 and 16 for the eggs, and im just wondering, when will i hear noises from the inside? I hear people talking about hearing pips from inside of the eggs, is that around day 19 and 20?
     
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  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I don't usually hear sounds until day 20, but with my Icelandics... sometimes on day 19.

    Good LUCK!
     
  3. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup, they don't start peeping till they're just a few hours away from pipping. If I hear peeping, it's not until day 20 or 21.
     
  4. XilverAngel

    XilverAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ah, alright then, good to know :] that way i can at least tell when they're ready to come out!! THANKS!!
     
  5. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sometimes they don't peep at all, but if you listen very carefully you can usually hear a tiny faint tapping noise. That's once they've pipped internally, into the air sac, and now they're tapping away at the shell to pip through that. So if you hear a tapping noise, there'll usually be a pip within 24 hours.
     
  6. pete55

    pete55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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