Pipping????

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dandydoodle, Sep 3, 2011.

  1. dandydoodle

    dandydoodle Songster

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    This my first incubation. We are on day 19 and went into lockdown this morning. How long before they usually start pipping?????

    Thanks,
    MIchelle:/
     
  2. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms

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    Day 20 or 21 or it can be even longer! I had some hatch on day 25 & 26!! [​IMG]
     
  3. dandydoodle

    dandydoodle Songster

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    Thanks :0) I guess I am being impatient hoping something will pip today. When they start can you actually see them rock in the incubator. I can't listen for them because, I can't open the incubator. I wish I could listen for them. How do people know if they are chirping or not when you are not suppose to open the bator???
     
  4. Griffin Nest

    Griffin Nest Songster

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    They usually pip late on day 20 or early on day 21 if the incubator was at 99.5 the whole time. You may hear chirping early on day 20
     

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