Egg zipping - How much longer???

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by TarHeelBlue, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. TarHeelBlue

    TarHeelBlue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My first peafowl egg - pipped last night. when I got home today, it had started to zip, but now seems to have stopped and is just chirping (sweet sweet sound!) How long does the zip usually last?? I am sitting on my hands trying not to reach in there and help out. [​IMG]
     
  2. Rebel Rooster

    Rebel Rooster I Will Love! :)

    Jun 29, 2009
    Central SC
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    Zip usually only takes a few minutes... keep an eye on it, if it takes too long to hatch, it can dry out in the egg and get stuck.
     
  3. TarHeelBlue

    TarHeelBlue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks as if it has moved a little and popped another small crack in the egg. Will keep watching, soooo very hard to sit and wait. As long as there is progress- and I still hear it in there. [​IMG] geez first time is the hardest
     
  4. little blue

    little blue Chillin' with my Orps

    Jul 11, 2010
    Mansfield, CT
    we have had some that takes like an hour and some that takes a few minutes
     
  5. TarHeelBlue

    TarHeelBlue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And just why can't mine be the one that takes a few minutes [​IMG] Guess God is once again teaching me patience.
     
    Last edited: Jul 28, 2011
  6. little blue

    little blue Chillin' with my Orps

    Jul 11, 2010
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    Quote:yea it seems so long while you are waiting for it to come out
     
  7. TarHeelBlue

    TarHeelBlue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, waited as long as I could. Didn't look as if it was making any progress, so I helped. No blood ...... chipped away at the shell and glad I did. Baby seemed a little dry - not sure it could have made it out. [​IMG] Baby chirping in incubator and moving around. SWEET
     
  8. Tikkajazz94

    Tikkajazz94 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Congrats!!!! [​IMG]
     
  9. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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    Congrats!!! [​IMG]

    Pictures! We want pictures!~
     

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