Question Re: peeps in the shell

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by woody1, Aug 3, 2014.

  1. woody1

    woody1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Question for y'all who might know. We've got a bantam setting in the barn. We don't know exactly when she started setting. I picked up an egg this am and it peeped at me! Do any of you know how long before they hatch they might peep in the shell? Thanks and regards, Woody
     
  2. luvmypets

    luvmypets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They will hatch in about 24 hrs now just sit on your hands and tommorow you should have a chick.
     
  3. woody1

    woody1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope, can't do that. Too much to do but I get your point. I figured today or tomorrow. I only check her twice a day at feeding time for the other critters. Regards, Woody

    PS she's got 11 eggs so we hope for more than one!
     
    Last edited: Aug 3, 2014
  4. luvmypets

    luvmypets Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha then you may already have a pip or 2!
     
  5. spotsplus

    spotsplus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like your bantam is going to be a momma in the next 24 hours!
     

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