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Day 20

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Jay262, Oct 28, 2011.

  1. Jay262

    Jay262 Songster

    Apr 21, 2009
    Could hear chick chirping and egg moving around wildly in incubator about 4 hours ago after about 2 hours of this curiosity got the better of me knowing i shouldnt i opened incubator anyhow and turned the egg over. It was piped i can see the chick moving inside the egg still but chriping has stopped should i be concerned now or leave him be to hatch alone. I will note humidity is about 65 percent and i imediatly added water when i had bater open so at the lowest it dropped to 60 percent and is between 65 percent and 70 steady now.

  2. MamaMarcy

    MamaMarcy Songster

    Aug 28, 2011
    Snohomish, WA
    Leave it alone to hatch. If it's pip'd it can take up to about 10 hours to emerge. Don't turn it over. It's positioned itself to hatch so needs to be left that way.
  3. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Songster

    Feb 4, 2010
    Glasgow, Scotland
    Yup, just leave it alone. It could take 24 hours or even more to pop out so don't worry if you don't see any more movement for a while.
  4. Jay262

    Jay262 Songster

    Apr 21, 2009
    Well since then another 3 eggs have piped. I can see the first one inside moving and it chirps loudly but after about 8 hours not its not progressed in zipping at all at what point should i be concerned about it in 24 hours?

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