Incubation period

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Winsor Woods, May 31, 2010.

  1. Winsor Woods

    Winsor Woods Songster

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    I know chickens have a 21 day incubation period. But I'm a bit confused...

    Does this mean that they hatch on day 21? Or, do they hatch after 21 full days of incubation, thus day 22?

    Also, when to the chicks inside the eggs start making peeping noises?

    Dan
     
    Last edited: May 31, 2010
  2. Chickaholic

    Chickaholic Songster

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    I am wondering the same thing!! [​IMG]
     
  3. hatch on day 21.
     
  4. UGAchick

    UGAchick Songster

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    is the incubation period different for bantams?
     
  5. FarmGirl01

    FarmGirl01 Songster

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    My banties hatch at the same time as large fowl. Day 21. About day 19 you can start to hear pips and see the eggs rocking.[​IMG]
     

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