Rocking eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chickbait, Mar 30, 2009.

  1. Chickbait

    Chickbait Out Of The Brooder

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    How long till they pip? my eggs are rocking!
     
  2. OCchickens

    OCchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good question! I would guess they would prob. pip within 24 hrs at this point. Any one else?
     
  3. Jamie821

    Jamie821 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I usually have rocking twice on day eighteen after I take them out of turner and put in hatcher. This rocking is getting turned in the egg to the right postion to pip. The second rocking is the chick starting the pip. If this is the end of hatch then you should see pippage at anytime. the pipping is an involitory muscle spasam so they have to keep hitting the egg in the same place to finally break the shell so be patient should be soon
     
  4. hollymh

    hollymh *A Scrambled Egg*

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    My eggs last time took 72 hours to pip after they started rocking, it got so frustrating lol!!!
     
    Last edited: Mar 31, 2009

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