Lapsed time between chicks hatching?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SQbrahmas, Apr 19, 2011.

  1. SQbrahmas

    SQbrahmas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had 18 viable eggs go into the hatcher. 4 have started within the last 12 hours but the rest are pretty quiet. Should I worry? I think there were hot and cold spots in the incubator.

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  2. faykokoWV

    faykokoWV Mrs Fancy Plants

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    I've had hatches that lasted for four days from first pip to last chick. Patience grasshopper!
     
  3. bburn

    bburn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Delaware, Arkansas
    Mine did. Four days difference in their ages.
     
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2011
  4. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Oh gosh mine never all hatch on the same day - EVER!!!
     

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