how long from pip to zip?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by NancyP1, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. NancyP1

    NancyP1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    one egg piped this am...over 12 hours now and only a very small zip..about 1/2". I can hear the chick, see it trying to saw its way out...Is it still ok?
     
  2. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Yes, they rest between efforts when hatching.
     
  3. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anything from a couple of hours to well over a day. My ducks took over 36 hours...
     
  4. NancyP1

    NancyP1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, what a long wait!
     

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