Is there a way to encourage faster pipping/hatching?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by frankie5316, May 24, 2008.

  1. frankie5316

    frankie5316 Songster

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    That would be very useful to know cuz i cant wait any7 longer!!!!! u think music would help? lol
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

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    They hatch in their own time but when they are pipping and zipping whistling works for me to speed them along. I stand over the bators and whistle for a while and they do respond.
     
  3. frankie5316

    frankie5316 Songster

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    oh cool, ill have to try that when they start pipping. theyre moving alot. i dont know why but i get so excited even though this is like the 5th time i do this
     
  4. Eggseronious

    Eggseronious Songster

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    The best way to get them to hatch quicker is wait! It works everytime! [​IMG]
     
  5. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I've found they pip and hatch faster if I leave the house!!
     
  6. Wolf-Kim

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    Sounds like you need something to do. Make sure their brooder is ready to go and everything is in working order.

    Distract yourself and the time will go by quicker. When mine are nearing hatching time, I usually have to leave the house and go do something.

    -Kim
     
  7. Hellvagirl

    Hellvagirl In the Brooder

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    I just had 3 McLean Game & 1 Polish hatch.We seen them rocking & pipping,we started peeping to them & tapping on top of the bator.Once they started to zip,it seemed like with us talking,tapping & peeping it encouraged them to come on out. [​IMG] I just moved them to the brooder, I'll get pics of them soon. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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