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IT PIPPED! How long do they usually take after pipping to hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by P0U1TRYP3RS0N, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. P0U1TRYP3RS0N

    P0U1TRYP3RS0N Songster

    Mar 11, 2007
    I have three eggs in the bator. Only one loos like it might hatch though. It chirped all last night, and now it has pipped and the egg is rocking back and forth. My question is...How long does it usually take after a chick pips for it to hatch? How long should I wait b4 trying to help it? The humidity is at 53% and I can't get it any higher unless I open the bator.
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

    Jan 30, 2007
    Can take 24 hours or longer from a pip to them zipping out. Patience. Your humidity is alittle low but opening the bator at the first sign of pips can ruin the hatch completely.

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