Hatching

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Speedychicken27, Mar 23, 2018.

  1. Speedychicken27

    Speedychicken27 Songster

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    Today is hatch day, if you put in the eggs at 5 will they hatch before, at, or after 5? I am getting norvice no signs at all!
     
  2. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    Eggs can hatch at any time. Are there any pips yet?
    Eggs can take up to 72 hours after piping to hatch.
     
  3. Speedychicken27

    Speedychicken27 Songster

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    No external pips how can u tell if the internally pip
     
  4. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Free Ranging

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    The time of day you put in the eggs generally doesn't make any difference as to when they hatch. Different chicks will hatch at different times. I've found that a few of our chicks hatch a day early, despite the temperature being exactly what it should be.
     
  5. oregonkat

    oregonkat Crowing

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    Did you start your day count the day you put the eggs in or 24 hours later? Still or forced air incubator, what temp through incubation, what humidity? The time of day makes no difference really, some will hatch early due to lower temp, some will hatch late due to higher temp, some will obligingly hatch right on time. What breeds are you hatching?
     
  6. JudysMuscovy

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    Use a flashlight and if you see the beak popping up at the light they are internally pipped you should then add some humidity and wait they will take a day or so
     

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