late bloomers

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chick_in_Indiana, Apr 27, 2008.

  1. Chick_in_Indiana

    Chick_in_Indiana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had eggs start pipping early this afternoon and they have yet to make any progress. Is this normal?
     
  2. airmom1c05

    airmom1c05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have read on this forum that you should give them 24 hours before intervention.
     
  3. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Yes, very normal...they can take up to 24 hours to pip and zip out...patience!!...they are learning to breathe on their own and are resting in between trying to crack out of the shell...

    Not good to intervene... I never have had too...
     
    Last edited: Apr 27, 2008
  4. rockyroo

    rockyroo Out Of The Brooder

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    yes 2 of mine came out today in mins there is another trying since 2pm today and still isnt out put pipping ver slowly
     

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