egg pipped

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by john in wa, Apr 8, 2009.

  1. john in wa

    john in wa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my egg pipped last night night around 7pm today still no zip. how long should you wait. humidity is at 66% temp is good we are on day 21 starting yesterday at 4 pm. finding it reall hard to just sit and watch. Help

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  2. willowcol

    willowcol Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 10, 2008
    Macclesfield NC
    takes around 24 hours arfter pip for chick to rest absorb the yolk and then start to zip. I wouldn't worry yet.
     
  3. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    yup give him more time hatching is hard work
     
  4. john in wa

    john in wa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok will give him more time or i should say them more time when i put my ear up to the bator i hear chirping and can look in thru the window and see eggs rocking. cant wait. lol
     
  5. john in wa

    john in wa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well i took your advise and waited so far 2 have hatched 1french black marans chick and a barred rock chick. they are chirping away in the incubator. have 7 more on the way.
     
  6. willowcol

    willowcol Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 10, 2008
    Macclesfield NC
    wow great news!!! I have 8 pips, no zips yet. [​IMG]
     
  7. my1stchicks

    my1stchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Come on babies [​IMG]
     
  8. heyeddah

    heyeddah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chirping is always a good sound
     
  9. john in wa

    john in wa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Woke up this morning to five more chicks, three Barred Rocks & four French black Marans. Waiting on two eggs to hatch.
     
  10. my1stchicks

    my1stchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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