Day 20! Piping questions

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Sienatiger, Oct 9, 2016.

  1. Sienatiger

    Sienatiger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi! I have 4 eggs under a hen on day 20. 3 have them had already piped this morning. On one of them, I can see the little chick's beak! How long after piping do chicks hatch? Should I do or know anything going into today?
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Could be another 24 hours before hatch depending on when they pipped. Everything sounds on track and that your hen is doing a good job. For me I would leave her be and let her get on with the job, I'm sure she will do fine :D

    Hope you have cute little fuzz balls in the next day or so.
     

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