Pipping to Hatch...How long until the chick comes out?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by todtrac, Jul 28, 2010.

  1. todtrac

    todtrac Out Of The Brooder

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    I have my very first egg pipping out, it started last evening around 9;00pm and this morning it was opened a little bit more and I could watch the hole move but very little. How long will it take for this chick to break out?

    Gotta know!
     
  2. LilRalphieRoosmama

    LilRalphieRoosmama Officially Quacked

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    Sometimes it can take about 24 hours so don't worry. They take lots of naps in between. Good luck!
     
  3. todtrac

    todtrac Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the advice... I am really anxious and nervous... don't want to do anything wrong.
     
  4. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chickens, turkeys, pheasants, and quail all seem to take about 24 hours from external pip to hatch, in my experience. Ducks 48 hours.
     

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