How long after pip?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mochicken, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    I have hatched out a few lately but just wondering, the chick pipped the shell but the white membrane is punctured, the chick hasnt put its beak out or anything.

    Will it be ok overnight being tore open like that if it doesnt hatch right away? I got the humidity at 70-80%
     
  2. billiejo21

    billiejo21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oct 16, 2011
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    Should be fine....pipping just means the chicks need more air...not that they are ready to hatch. I had some that took 10-12 hours from pip to zip and they did just fine.
     
  3. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    It hatched overnight, I'd post pics but I don't know how to post from my iPhone
     

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