Hello !! I'm very new to all this to i apologize in advance if I don't get the terminology correct . Long story short, I've acquired 9 mallard duck eggs from a nest at my house . The geese that had claimed our pond hatched their babies and were trying to destroy the duck nest nearby, so my mother in law took the eggs and now I have them. I have an incubator and have been keeping the temp and humidity very stable (99-100° and about 55%). I recently read about candeling and decided to give it a go because I had no idea how far along the eggs were. I should also add I've been hand turning them and misting the eggs when I turn them . Anyways, when I candled them last night I notice that some have internally pipped which I was thrilled about . That was at around 9pm . I read that you should hear the babies peeping and can hear them taping but I've not heard anything!! I know they are still alive because in my panic I picked one up today and it's definitely still moving. Can it be possible for them to pip internally but not make any noise ? What should my humidity be set to now ? I've seen articles that say to crank it up, and others say to decrease it . How long will it be before the pip externally ? I'm so confused but very happy with myself that I've gotten this far considering I literally had ZERO knowledge of how to do this 10 days ago. Thank you for any help !! Also I just realized I posted this in New members, whoops!