Hatching babies! How long?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lcbrasier25, Oct 16, 2011.

  1. lcbrasier25

    lcbrasier25 Out Of The Brooder

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    Today is day 21, have 3 pipped for a while now and no other action. How long from pipping does it usually take to hatch?
     
  2. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    [​IMG] The chicks are probably resting. It's a lot of work hatching. Usually it can take up to around 24 hrs and in some cases even longer. Some chicks only take minutes. There are no set rules. If your temperature ran a little low then hatching can be delayed for a few hrs up to a couple of days. If the temp runs a little high then the same principle applies, the chicks can hatch a few hrs early to a couple of days early. Good luck...
     

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