Help Me?!?!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hollymh, Apr 22, 2009.

  1. hollymh

    hollymh *A Scrambled Egg*

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    I have been so sad b/c my eggs were goners, well last night one started peeping in the egg(yay) well it still hasn't pipped and it has been like 11hours!!! How long can they peep in the egg before pipping without dying?!?! I'm worried!!!
     
  2. Marion

    Marion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had one peeping in the shell for a day and a half before it pipped in my most recent hatch and all hatched just fine.
     
  3. Huny

    Huny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they are chirping in the egg, they can do that for a day or two. They broke the air sack and are getting air and energy for hatching. I thought mine were supposed to hatch today, I had one yesterday three today, and a few are still pipping. I think I am going to not worry anymore until day 25 so I don't stress out anymore!
     
  4. Kimber

    Kimber Out Of The Brooder

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    I had one who chirped and peeped for 2 days before it finally hatched fat and happy!!!
     
  5. hollymh

    hollymh *A Scrambled Egg*

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    Oh thank God! I had someone tell me when I was learning about hatching eggs that they could only survive 6 hours after they broke thier air-cell?!?!
     

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