HELP my chickens are PIPPING!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by qnzchoe7, May 28, 2008.

  1. qnzchoe7

    qnzchoe7 Out Of The Brooder

    24
    0
    32
    May 9, 2008
    My chicken just pipped! and I heard them pip. Now I know that they can still die without being born. When do they hatch once they pip? and i kinda touched the termostat or the turning thing on my hova-bator cuz the temperature went up to 101.5 i think. so when do they hatch? within 30min after they pip?
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Don't touch a thing and sit on your hands. It can take form 6-48 hours from pip to hatch.
     
  3. ChickNLittle

    ChickNLittle Chillin' With My Peeps

    465
    1
    141
    Mar 22, 2008
    Folkston, Georgia
    Yep, listen to silkie chicken. Better yet....handcuff your hands and give someone else the key at least for 48 hours. [​IMG]
     
  4. qnzchoe7

    qnzchoe7 Out Of The Brooder

    24
    0
    32
    May 9, 2008
    OKAY!
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by