Hatching question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kbell, Nov 4, 2011.

  1. kbell

    kbell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK, it's been 21 days today and I hear some peeping. The peeping started this evening around 5 and one teeny tiny spot is gone out of one egg. How long can the peeping go on without any babies coming? There's no movement in any of the other eggs. I am getting worried. [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. Hot2Pot

    Hot2Pot Fox Hollow Rabbitry

    Feb 1, 2010
    West TN
    How is your humidity level? Once you see a pip, give it 24 hours to hatch on its own. Peeping is a good thing:)
     
  3. readjulie

    readjulie Out Of The Brooder

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    Ours hatched over a 2-3 day period. Most of them had the peep hole for at least 24hrs. It was very hard but we didn't open the incubator until all the eggs hatched. On day 3 we removed 5 of 6 to the brooder and left the last one in the incubator.
     
  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    If you hear peeping from the eggs it means they have pipped internally. Give them some time. Make sure your humidity is up to where it should be for hatching. It's hard work hatching. My chicks usually hatch on days 20 and 21.
     

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