How long after an internal pip usually does it take

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bearfeet3, Apr 25, 2009.

  1. bearfeet3

    bearfeet3 Out Of The Brooder

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    for an external pip to be made?
     
  2. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Interesting question. Do you mean after they break the membrane how
    long will it take to start breaking the shell? If so, my guess is it varies
    just like the pip to hatch times vary. I've read they have up to a days
    worth of air but that doesn't seem likely. Hmmm. [​IMG]
     

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