Hearing Chirps Am I Going Crazy

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chayton, Nov 24, 2009.

  1. chayton

    chayton Out Of The Brooder

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    I am at day 20 and I think I hear chicks chirping yet the eggs have not pipped or there are no signs of eggs hatching.

    Is it possible for the chicks to make sounds before they hatch?

    Maybe I want this to happen so bad my mind is playing tricks on me?
     
  2. carolynb

    carolynb Chicken Kisser

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    Yes!!! [​IMG] It's very exciting! If you chirp at them sometimes they'll chirp back! FUN!!!!!!!!
     
  3. barred-rocks-rock

    barred-rocks-rock Can't stick with a Title

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    What carolynb said, EGGsiting
     
  4. TamiHunter

    TamiHunter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Isn't the cutest little peeping you've ever heard? I thought so when mine did! Congats, you'll be seeing fluffy butts anytime now!!
     
  5. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Nope, you are not going crazy! Well, not about the chirping anyway- the waiting will make you nuts though!

    Chirp, whistle, sing or whatever you can. It encourages them. I use a bird call- because my voice is so low and raspy it scares them into not hatching. [​IMG]

    Happy hatching! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. Jess N Jeff

    Jess N Jeff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I talk to my eggs everyday. I have until the 4th of Dec. The last 3 days are the hardest and the days I talk the most to them.

    Crazy or not I can't help it!!! [​IMG]
     
  7. 4CrazyGirlz

    4CrazyGirlz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh I can't wait!! We just put our first ones ever into the incubator last night. We have 14.... 2 Black Copper Marans, 2 Buff Orps, 2 blue Orps, 2 Golden Lakenvelder, 2 Silver Lakenvelder, 2 White Emporansea and 2 Silver Spangled Hambergs. This is going to be a long 20 days for us. :) Good Luck!!
     

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