How long can they be internally pipped?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lswatson111304, Dec 16, 2011.

  1. lswatson111304

    lswatson111304 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chick pipped internally yesterday, or some time yesterday evening. Anyway, I can still hear it, but there is no external pip yet. I'm totally freaking out after loosing all the other eggs.
     
  2. lswatson111304

    lswatson111304 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No advice? I'm leaving for the night in about an hour and on one hand I'm scared to leave it alone in case it needs help. On the other it might be a good thing so I won't be obsessing over it all night.
     
  3. Ukiah

    Ukiah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't stress. It varies how long they'll be internally pipped before externally pipping. Anywhere
    from 6-24 hours. Sometimes longer than that.
     

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