How long will a egg rock before hatching?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Cranman, Jan 29, 2011.

  1. Cranman

    Cranman Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 2, 2010
    Sanford NC
    I know that sounds like a silly question. I have one lone survivor from 9 started eggs and it was due to hatch yesterday. It has been rocking for about 2-2.5 days now, and I swear I heard peeps this morning when I added more water to the 'bater. Earlier I could not take the suspense and picked up the egg and listened and there was distinct tapping, so I've got to believe it will hatch soon? Should I worry at some point that it can't break out? Any advice????? Sorry this is my first hatch.
  2. nwfl

    nwfl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 4, 2011
    Northwest Florida
    I have had eggs start rocking on day 15. Then they start rolling on day 18. Its fun to watch. I love hearing peeps and hearing a roll. In winter our bedroom is warmest room in summer a spare bedroom. Few eggs get hatched in our bedroom, but they are sweet moments. Keep the temp at 99-100 and keep that lid closed.
    Last edited: Jan 29, 2011
  3. blaundee

    blaundee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 3, 2009
    Any news?

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