HELP?-Hatching Question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by smith2, May 23, 2008.

  1. smith2

    smith2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am currently hatching 20 BLRW. About 9 have pipped the shell but don't seem to be doing anything. How long should or can it take for a chick to emerge after pipping starts. At what point should I worry about them dying in the shell? Can they die after pipping? I am really trying to leave them alone. I have 4 chicks so far. My husband says they look like golf balls with legs.[​IMG]
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    It can take at least 24 hours from the time they pip till they hatch. Sit on your hands and don't open the bator!! [​IMG]
     
  3. smith2

    smith2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can it take longer than 24 hours sometimes?
     

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