Do chicks in the shell pip/zip/hatch at night?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by missychicky, Jul 1, 2010.

  1. missychicky

    missychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have an egg thats is peeping and tapping. Will it probably pip overnight? Hatch overnight?Do I need to stay up late to see it hatch? Do chicks in the egg sleep at night?
     
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  2. Gallusfarm

    Gallusfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There's a really good chance it will pip tonight and also a chance it may be there waiting when you wake up!!! Yay for you!![​IMG]


    They don't sleep, I don't think, just take lots of little breaks. We've had a lot of ours hatch overnight. Good luck!!


    Aww, that is a cute photo in your avatar with all the chickens!!!
     
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  3. justtoni44

    justtoni44 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2010
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    Hi Missy, We are almost neighbors..I live near Multnomah Falls.
    The deal is,they hatch when they are ready. I have had some start my day with a smile having hatched during the night. I have had others take a very long time, over a day, from pip to zip.........
    Good luck with your hatch, get some sleep [​IMG] and have fun.
     
  4. Gallusfarm

    Gallusfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Missychicky, did it hatch???? We need an update!!!
     
  5. missychicky

    missychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No it didn't hatch. [​IMG] My broody stepped on it and it bleed to death.
     
  6. mycutekitties

    mycutekitties Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Modesto, California
    Oh no!!! I had one die this morning too that was 98% hatched. [​IMG]
     
  7. purplesquirrel

    purplesquirrel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh God! I do love and also really hate the hatching process!!!
     

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