do chicks always peep before hatching

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickarooo, Aug 23, 2013.

  1. chickarooo

    chickarooo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a broody hen it's day 20 at night. I have heard no peeping and they are all fertile with air sack so I was wondering if they didn't need to peep and still hatch.
     
  2. Fancychooklady

    Fancychooklady Overrun With Chickens

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    Don't worry , things happen without you even being aware of them. I've sat watching them on and off all day to no evail. Got up the next morning only to find a box full of fluffy s . Sometimes the process is so fast that your just busy from pip to zip.
     
  3. chickarooo

    chickarooo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much they are due tomorrow so I'm hoping to wake up and find some chicks of my own I'm sooooo excited
     
  4. Fancychooklady

    Fancychooklady Overrun With Chickens

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    It is a very exciting time. Good luck.
     
  5. chickarooo

    chickarooo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    day 21 haven't look yet but hoping I find something
     
  6. Fancychooklady

    Fancychooklady Overrun With Chickens

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    Anything???
     
  7. chickarooo

    chickarooo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We'll I went out to the broody and I took her off her eggs I couldn't hear anything so I started to peep and I put a egg to my ear and it did a loud peep and wriggled like crazy I am soooooo excited
     
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2013
  8. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    I'd go crazy with all the waiting.
     
  9. chickarooo

    chickarooo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well now I know one is going to hatch I'm not going as crazy as I was
     
  10. Fancychooklady

    Fancychooklady Overrun With Chickens

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    Yay, I had 1 x hatch yesterday and the 2 x Broodiies are fighting over it. Just finished my cuppa and I'm off to see if there are any surprises waiting for me [​IMG][​IMG]. Keep us updated!
     

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