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Hatching chicks

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chicken1998, Apr 12, 2017.

  1. chicken1998

    chicken1998 Just Hatched

    Dec 5, 2016
    Hi everyone I'm trying to hatch out my own chicks I'm on day 20 last night i found a pip and I seen the egg move around but when I woke up today nothing changed it was the same little crack. Should I be worried ?
  2. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    No, leave it alone ...:)....It could take up to 12 to 24 hours to zip out..;).....as long as the egg is on its side ? They zip counter clockwise..meaning upwards from the pip hole...

    Congrats .....
  3. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

    Oct 11, 2014
    Gouverneur, NY

    Xs 2 Give it 24 hours for the vascular system to shut down between chick and egg.
  4. Chicken Chat

    Chicken Chat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2009
    Southern Illinois
    It's probably just resting. Did it pip in the correct location, meaning along the aircell at the fat end or at the pointed end?
  5. chicken1998

    chicken1998 Just Hatched

    Dec 5, 2016
    Yes it piped it the right spot it finally started to move and now it's peeping

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