Do they take breaks after PIP and don't "peep" :/

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Mama2B&D&...Chickens, Aug 24, 2011.

  1. Mama2B&D&...Chickens

    Mama2B&D&...Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought I saw beak movement but no peeping [​IMG] heard...I sure hope its just restng and not dying on me!
     
  2. TJbfarms

    TJbfarms Out Of The Brooder

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    I have had ones that almost seem like they are dead that just were resting, although if you bump the beak and get no reply it may be done for... [​IMG]
     
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Sometimes they will sleep for a few hours between peeping and shifting around. Some pop out after a few hours, some lazy ones take two days... Figure most within a day though.
     

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