Day 20 What should i be seeing or hearing

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dmorton0427, Apr 5, 2016.

  1. dmorton0427

    dmorton0427 New Egg

    9
    2
    9
    Mar 23, 2016
    Im on day 20 should i be seeing the eggs move or should i be hearing the chicks make noise. Thank in advance.
     
  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

    5,999
    787
    326
    Oct 16, 2010
    NEK, VT
    Yup, both. If your temp was a bit low then you would see some wiggle and hear a chirp now and then day 21 or 22. Some don't see the wiggle or hear faint chirps. I always do but am a hyper observant person. The chirping gets much louder after they pip the shell.
     
  3. dmorton0427

    dmorton0427 New Egg

    9
    2
    9
    Mar 23, 2016
    Thank you. I have not heard anything but the fan is also really loud in my bator
     
  4. BertandMary

    BertandMary Chillin' With My Peeps

    338
    38
    126
    Feb 24, 2013
    Fayetteville, NC
    Never saw them move until hatching. Have heard the chirp. The majority of ours hatched day 20 last Friday. On some, the external pip was small and hard to notice.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by