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if there's a tiny bit of peeping, and then nothing, does that mean it drowned?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Betsysbabyservices, Mar 16, 2012.

  1. Betsysbabyservices

    Betsysbabyservices Out Of The Brooder

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    at 8:30 this morning, and intermittently for about another hour, we heard faint peeps out of one or more of our three eggs. Nothing lately. Are we doomed? WAHHH.
     
  2. nivtup

    nivtup Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    Shelton Washington
    Not doomed at all.

    A normal progression it to see a small pip, them not much progress, possibly a few cheeps, but mostly a rest period.

    Followed 12-24 hours later by a zipping period where it is game time.

    Relax for a while yet.
     
  3. Betsysbabyservices

    Betsysbabyservices Out Of The Brooder

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    oh thank you, thank you for that. so I don't have to camp out in the bathroom with a romance novel, sitting next to the incubator going "come on chickies, come on chickies?" that's good, my butt was getting sore from sitting on the floor.

    we haven't seen any pips yet. a few cheeps. no pips.
     
  4. Betsysbabyservices

    Betsysbabyservices Out Of The Brooder

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    it's day 23. peeping 24 hours ago. now nothing. ... are we still within the range of normal?
     

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