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how long does it take eggs to hatch?

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by cochinGurl, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. cochinGurl

    cochinGurl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hello, about two hours ago i noticed a small "pip" hole in my pigeons egg and some movement in it. how long will it take for it to hatch? im so exited, its my first baby!!!
    thanks -cochingurl
     
  2. ThiefPouter06

    ThiefPouter06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think after pipping about a day at the most.
     
  3. cochinGurl

    cochinGurl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok, thanks [​IMG] i hope it hatches soon! [​IMG]
     
  4. ThiefPouter06

    ThiefPouter06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would predict it to be hatched in the morning. good luck
     
  5. Lofty Dreams

    Lofty Dreams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I varries I had one that within 30 minutes of piping it was out of the shell.
     
  6. pigeonpal

    pigeonpal Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello there,

    From the first time you see peck marks in the shell, it can take 24--48 hours for the baby to fully hatch. It's usually about 1 day but sometimes it goes on longer. Anything longer than 48 hours and you've got a chick in trouble. At this time you should consider helping the chick free itself from it's egg and before the membrane dries out and totally traps the young baby.
     
  7. cochinGurl

    cochinGurl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks guys, but the lil guy (we named him Uno) died at 4 days old. [​IMG] his crop got punctured my mum or dads toe nail and it died. [​IMG] he was my first baby pigeon, hoping future babys will have better luck.
     
  8. Lofty Dreams

    Lofty Dreams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That happened to me before Shorry about the loss was this your first time breeding these to together.
     
  9. cochinGurl

    cochinGurl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes, it was these two's first. i will increace the size of the nest and try again, and hopefully get better results.
     
  10. birdboy508

    birdboy508 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1 or 2 days.
     

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