Day 20, soft peeping

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by iluvsedward, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. iluvsedward

    iluvsedward Overrun With Chickens

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    I am hatching 15 (mutt) chicken eggs. on day 18 I candled 3 and and saw them trying to break the membrane, I quickly put them back.
    now its day 20 and I heard soft peeping once or twice, but I have incubated before and the peep sounds weak not strong and loud, like most, I am so worried he/she/they is shrinkwrapped but I cant tell cuz they have not piped yet [​IMG]
     
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  2. okiedrifter

    okiedrifter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    should not be shrink wrapped if they have not pipped... pop up your humidity and wait
     
  3. 1AcreRooster

    1AcreRooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] good luck!
     
  4. iluvsedward

    iluvsedward Overrun With Chickens

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    more humidity? ok, I dont have a hydrometer so its weenybit tricky but yes I do think I should add more water [​IMG]
     
  5. iluvsedward

    iluvsedward Overrun With Chickens

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    the peeping is stronger/clearer but I cant figure out which egg it is!
     
  6. iluvsedward

    iluvsedward Overrun With Chickens

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    3 pips! yay!
     
  7. iluvsedward

    iluvsedward Overrun With Chickens

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    he made it, so did 8 others + 2 more hatching now
    chicken math [​IMG]
     

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