Pip!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Ms~Silkie~Girl, Jan 1, 2010.

  1. Ms~Silkie~Girl

    Ms~Silkie~Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know this sounds stupid, but what is a pip??? [​IMG]
     
  2. Cornychick

    Cornychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The initial tiny hole in the shell that the chick makes during the hatching process.
     
  3. Ms~Silkie~Girl

    Ms~Silkie~Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh, haha, wow [​IMG] how long does it take for the chick to hatch out after a pip?? thanks!
     
  4. Bock_Bock

    Bock_Bock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 13, 2008
    Hayward, Ca
    it can take from a few minutes to over 24 hours and anywhere inbetween
     

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