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Day 17 of incubation

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BenJ17, Apr 2, 2016.

  1. BenJ17

    BenJ17 New Egg

    Mar 26, 2016
    There has been no signs of peeping and pipping for me yet, when should they start to peep and when should they start to pip? (I'm new to this)
  2. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 21, 2015
    SE Texas
    If you're incubating chicken eggs they should start to rock in the shell around day 18, start peeping around day 19, pip day 19-20, and hatch day 20-21 if your temperatures have been correct.
  3. partorganic

    partorganic New Egg

    Apr 2, 2016
    I've only incubated once. But for me at day 17 I took them out of egg turner to rest with no signs of peeping or pip until about 36 hours later on day 19 I awoke to a surprise of 1 baby chick! I didn't see/hear any other signs on the other eggs until later that day.

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