How long after Pipping do eggs hatch?!!! Day 21 Broody Hen

Cayden05

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So this is my first Broody hen and this is her first clutch. Last night before I went to bed the eggs were rocking. And this morning (Day 21) I checked on the eggs and a few were pipped. My Question is, How long after they are externally pipped will they hatch?
 

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There is no exact amount of time between pipping and actual hatching, but roughly 12 hours. I also had eggs pipped last night and they still haven't hatched, so these are beyond 12 hours. Be patient and try not to disturb the nest; disturbing/looking in the nest could cause the eggs to die in the shell caused by temperature and humidity changes at a crucial time.
 

Cayden05

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May 23, 2020
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There is no exact amount of time between pipping and actual hatching, but roughly 12 hours. I also had eggs pipped last night and they still haven't hatched, so these are beyond 12 hours. Be patient and try not to disturb the nest; disturbing/looking in the nest could cause the eggs to die in the shell caused by temperature and humidity changes at a crucial time.
Ok thank you so much! I will not disturb/look in the near any more. Thanks again. I’ll be sure to update.
 

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