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pipping and a hole, how long?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by davecash, Oct 10, 2009.

  1. davecash

    davecash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how long until the chick is out? i just am hearing pipping and theres a hole in one of the eggs
    and i thank its day 17

    can someone give me some advice on waht to do now?
     
  2. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Advice on what to do now: Nothing. Sit on your hands. Keep the incubator closed. Find something exciting to do for about 24 hours. It may take that long for the egg to hatch. Possibly longer. [​IMG]

    What kind of egg is it? Most chicken eggs take 21 days to hatch--are you sure it's only been 17?

    Good luck!
     
  3. davecash

    davecash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pretty sure its a chicken egg.
    maybe we lost track of the days, but there;s definently a hole and pipping. lol
     
  4. davecash

    davecash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well im going to have atleast three out of the batch.
    one is out, one is cutting through its eggs pretty good, and one is rocking with one little whole

    i hope the others hatch, ive got some purebred silkie eggs in there i know are fertile because they're to a pair.
     

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