HAVE a PIPPING QUESTION

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickenshow, Nov 17, 2007.

  1. chickenshow

    chickenshow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok so i have a bannie egg the is internally pipping cause u an hear it and the egg moves and i went in there to look at it and accidentall knocked the incubator i jolted the egg but it did not roll now there is no more movement did i kill it please help
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Nah, it probably just fel asleep. Check in the morning and you might get a surprise.
     
  3. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I doubt you did any damage. When I do a large hatch the first chicks out roll the other eggs around like soccer balls and they hatch out fine.
     
  4. edster951

    edster951 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:yet when we get to day 18 we're told not to move them...go figure [​IMG]
     
  5. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Day 18 I always move eggs from incubator to hatcher trays.
     
  6. ladybug4ut1

    ladybug4ut1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what are hatcher trays? and why do you move them to those?
     
  7. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Some people use two different incubators one for starting their hatches to day 18 and then they move those eggs over to a hatcher (as they call it) so the eggs can pip and hatch there...they sometimes have staggered a hatch which means they have set more eggs at different times to hatch in the first incubator..I personally don't my chicks hatch in the only bator I have...but I always just set one set of eggs...

    Hope that made sense..I understood it...lol
     

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