First pip, and peeping!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Axie, May 7, 2007.

  1. Axie

    Axie Out Of The Brooder

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    I was shocked to find the first pip on my egg, and the little guy occiasionally peeps! I'm so excited! Any advice on what I should do to ensure a normal hatch? I've raised the humidity.. anything else I can do? How long does it normally take to get out of the egg?
     
  2. nat2009

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    I really don't know any answers to your questions but my eggs just started pipping also. [​IMG]
     
  3. silkiepjsg

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    Hey!
    We are supposed to have chick hatch tomorrow, except the temp was so low, I figured it would be Wednesday.

    And we have TWO that we just noticed about an hour ago that are pipped, and one peeping![​IMG]

    It must be a magical day! [​IMG]

    BTW, what kind are you hatching? These are cochin, possibly frizzled.

    Humidity is supposed to be up, but i can't seem to get mine over 62%.

    Average time out of the shell is about 4 -6 hrs, but it seems mine have always taken longer.

    Good luck to everyone!
     
  4. nat2009

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    I got a Rhode Island Red and some black and white ones ( I don't know what they are called) I am soo excited
     
  5. silkiepjsg

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    A third has pipped, it is a silkie, but the other two are still not any further along from what I can tell!
    I've got to find something else to do other than staring at the incubator!
     
  6. silkiepjsg

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    Update: Two Cochin's buff and gray, and now 11 more pipped!
    How are you two doing?[​IMG]
     

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