How long after the pip?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hiltopsassafras, Aug 13, 2013.

  1. hiltopsassafras

    hiltopsassafras In the Brooder

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    Hi, this is my first set of eggs to hatch. There are 3 under my broody O shamo mama. This morning when I checked the eggs under her we had the first pip. I rechecked the eggs after lunch and not much progress is being made. How long do the babies take to hatch?
    Thx!
    sassy
     
  2. It can often take upwards of 24 hours, sometimes even longer. I have had chicks take about 30 hours before.
     
  3. hiltopsassafras

    hiltopsassafras In the Brooder

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    Okay, thank you for the reply bugglesmommy. Will be waiting:).
    sassy
     
  4. Your welcome. Post some pics when they decide to come on out! [​IMG]
     
  5. Sphinx

    Sphinx Songster

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    Last time I checked, it was about 14 years. Seriously. TOOK FOREVER.


    The CLOCK said it's around 24-36 hours from pip to hatch, but what does it know?!




    Seriously, for me, it's usually around the 24-30 hour mark before I get a chick out of a pipped egg. Go to a movie, read a good book. Get a college degree while you wait.
     
  6. [​IMG]

    It does seem that way, especially when your anxious!
     
  7. hiltopsassafras

    hiltopsassafras In the Brooder

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    LOL...still waiting...but I have made eye contact with the first one...how cute is that!!!!! they are so little and CUTE!. There is a small new pip on a 2nd egg...not sure on # 3 and mama bird is pecking the CRAP out of me when I come near here. I found a couple of dead grass hoppers to give her tomorrow as a peace offering...lol.
    Sassy
     
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