Day 20.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by stm_1996, Oct 19, 2018.

  1. stm_1996

    stm_1996 Chirping

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    Later tonight will make day 20 for my eggs, what should i be expecting? Idk if any are internally pipped because i have had them in lockdown since day 18 and I'm to scared to open the incubator and candle them because i don't want to possibly mess something up and they not hatch, i seen one wiggle earlier today, do they internally pip day 19, external pip day 20 and hatch on day 21?
     
  2. Cheyenne97

    Cheyenne97 Chirping

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    Some might pip tonight!
     
  3. Cheyenne97

    Cheyenne97 Chirping

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    If not tomorrow I would candle. Just to be sure.
     
  4. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds!

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    Did you candle them when you increased the humidity on day 18?
     
  5. stm_1996

    stm_1996 Chirping

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    Yes i did, they were all alive. Woke up this morning and checked them, no external pip. But i don't know about internal.
     
  6. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds!

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    Another day won’t hurt to wait before checking them. It’s still early. Hopefully you’ll see some pips today! :fl
     
  7. stm_1996

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    I think i counted my days wrong! Tomorrow will be day 21! I still see no external pip. :confused:
     
  8. stm_1996

    stm_1996 Chirping

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    Do i need to candle tonight to see if they are at least internally pipped?
     
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  9. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    Just wait...it's not called 'lock-down' for no reason. ;)
    I don't know why folks think they need to candle for an internal pip.
    If you hear peeping then you know it's internally pipped,
    then you have to wait until it's ready to externally pip.
    Leave them be.
     
  10. WVduckchick

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