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how long does it take?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by roll8221, Sep 16, 2008.

  1. roll8221

    roll8221 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 4, 2008
    Central Florida
    how long does it take for them to get from just a lttle hole in the egg to being out of the egg?
  2. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    easily could be 24 hours or more, if you mess with it you could kill it. Leave it be and all will be good [​IMG]

    Good luck
  3. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    It varies, but usually 24-48 hours. Some go much faster, but it is best not to open the incubator once you see pips to ensure they can hatch safely on their own. Good luck.

    edited - sorry Krista..we were posting at the same time. [​IMG]

    Last edited: Sep 16, 2008
  4. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    I've had pips hatch in less than an hour... I've also had pips hatch 24 hours later. It depends.

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