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Egg rocking but no internal pip?!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by RandomDuck, Aug 24, 2014.

  1. RandomDuck

    RandomDuck Out Of The Brooder

    So.. It's day 20/21 of my first hatch. I have one egg in the bator, who has gone through so much, and somehow lived.. A power outage, and lockdown troubles.. It just has to make it past this.. In the morning, it was very still, and I was sure it was dead, from the power outage.. But about an hour ago, it has started shaking and rocking.. I was so happy, and im just concluded that earlier it was sleeping :p
    So, it was moving around nicely and everything, I just have a question.
    When will it internally or externally pip? I havnt heard any chirping or anything, so it obviously isn't internally pipped. Should I be worried?? I don't think so, though. And what could the chick be doing inside that requires so much movement and rocking. Lol, bye!!

    ~ RandomQueen
    :weee
     
  2. RandomDuck

    RandomDuck Out Of The Brooder

    Bump..
     
  3. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    Take a deep breath.....tell yourself everything is going to be okay....!! At the tail end of incubating eggs it gets so intense, doesn't it?!! The one thing I would advise is to NOT open that bator .. leave well enough alone, you're on day 20, it could go another 24-48 hours....please keep us updated and let us know how everything turns out!!
     
    Last edited: Aug 24, 2014
  4. RandomDuck

    RandomDuck Out Of The Brooder

    Ok, thank you!! I just need some reassurance, lol ^^
    What could the chick be doing that requires so much movement an d shaking, though?
     
  5. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    Well....think about it. That itty-bitty thing is trying to get out of a rock-hard shell!! [​IMG] They get just exhausted making a crack around the perimeter of the egg...poor little guys. But don't panic, they will get out. And on the downside, if they don't, then it just wasn't meant to be. It's the hard facts of life, but I thought I'd give you a heads-up just in case.

    But I think everything will be fine....be sure to post a pic of the little fuzzy butt so I can see!!!
     
  6. RandomDuck

    RandomDuck Out Of The Brooder

    HAY GUYZ.. Good news!! Ii now have one beautiful new chick named Recore!! It hatched around noon today, and I waited a bit before putting it in the brooder.. Yes yes, not 24 hours but I was impatient lol :D anyway, thank you so much for the help,!! You guys are awesome!! :celebrate
     
  7. Brie6895

    Brie6895 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay!! What day did it actually hatch? I'm still impatiently waiting on my little ones
     
  8. RandomDuck

    RandomDuck Out Of The Brooder

    It hatched today, day 22 of incubation.. :D would you like to see some pictures??
     
  9. Brie6895

    Brie6895 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Of course :jumpy: :weee:
     
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  10. RandomDuck

    RandomDuck Out Of The Brooder

    Ok here you go. [​IMG]

    Sorry it's hard to see, I'll get some better ones soon :D
     

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