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Hatching time!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by abmaddox1981, Aug 13, 2013.

  1. abmaddox1981

    abmaddox1981 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, so my last 2 hatches (I have one batch currently cracking away) hatched early. Last hatch started pipping within a few hours of going into lockdown, and I locked down a little early! Then this hatch started within 12hrs of lockdown and today is hatch day and 10 out of 17 eggs have hatched and I have at least 3 more pipped! Not that I'm complaining, but is it normal for them to hatch this early?
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    I would say your temp is a degree or so too high.
     
  3. conquest780

    conquest780 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it is hatching a day early the possible explenations are:
    Temperature is a bit high
    The chicks were not told when to hatch(I am joking )
    Chicks can hatch a day early it is not necessary that it has to hatch on day 21
     
  4. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    When I hatch mine have usually hatched on day 19. Perfectly normal, the temps might just be a little high. [​IMG]
     
  5. abmaddox1981

    abmaddox1981 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It me be that the temp is off. I have 3 thermometers, all read a different temp. But, I'm just happy that the vast majority are hatching and are currently making my husband nuts by cheeping. lol
     
  6. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Women do seem to like making their husbands nuts.
     

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