Day 21 and no 'pipping' yet...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by critters, Oct 27, 2011.

  1. critters

    critters Chillin' With My Peeps

    new to incubating chicken eggs however I have incubated duck and guinea eggs...

    I know I have to wait and hope all goes well but I need to know if anything is different??
    on day 18 I could see shadowy movement then they went into lockdown...
    have not noticed any movement or pipping as yet...it is now close to 2:30pm on day 21...

    anything?? [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 27, 2011
  2. oldorchardfarms

    oldorchardfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    were on day 21 too, we hear alot of noise but nothing comeing out yet, this is my first time so keep me updated on how yours are coming along![​IMG]
     
  3. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its my first to im on day 19 and i don't hear anything. [​IMG] hope yours hatch. [​IMG]
     
  4. MamaMarcy

    MamaMarcy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just hatched my first chicken egg yesterday...heard peeping on day 22 and she finally hatched at day 23 early morning. So, don't give up hope. I guess incubtor temperature and humidity variations can affect hatch times.
     
  5. critters

    critters Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am not hearin a thing so I am overly concerned that the chicks have died...
    know they could be taking a break, as I have been out alot this morning but still am concerned [​IMG]
     
  6. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    If the thermometer was off and the temperature was on the cool side, it can take the chicks an extra day or two to hatch. I was on day 23 and was going to pitch the three eggs I had left in the incubator. I picked one of the eggs up and I heard peeping. What a surprise. It had pipped on the bottom side of the shell where I couldn't see it. I did help it hatch and now it is doing great. Keep the faith...
     

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