day or night hatching - when does it happen the most?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Redberry, Sep 2, 2011.

  1. Redberry

    Redberry Out Of The Brooder

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    My broody hen is on day 20, is the event random or do they always hatch at a certain time of day, kind of light related? God I hope its a fetilised egg! She will be devasted [​IMG]
     
  2. SarahFair

    SarahFair Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2008
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    Umm...
    Mine usually start pipping at night then come out during the day and I do get a lot at night...
    So its about equal
     
  3. Redberry

    Redberry Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you, I suppose I must be patient!! [​IMG]
     
  4. pete55

    pete55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine always seem to have the knack of being ready to rotate and hatch just as I'm off to bed and have to go to work the next morning! It certainly feels that way [​IMG]

    Pete [​IMG]
     
  5. Redberry

    Redberry Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello Pete55
    What a coincidence, I have just read your post about egg hatching - ! All I can say is I am glad I am leaving her to it! [​IMG]
     

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