should i be concerned?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by pokey, Dec 18, 2010.

  1. pokey

    pokey Warrior Princess

    Jun 1, 2008
    upstate
    My chicks are suppose to hatch tomorrow.last night one pipped a hole but is not out.two more have pipped since last night, but no one is out yet.all three are alive and the eggs are moving and I hear chirping.the humidity is a little over 70.should I be concerned since they are early and that it seems to be taking a while?
     
  2. shellyga

    shellyga Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 23, 2010
    Milner
    Pokey.. day 21 for mine was yesterday and it has been a super slow process.. the chick that pipped last hatched first.. now just waiting on number 2.. from all I have read and messages.. it can take awhile.. I wouldn't stress out yet.

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  3. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Some take 3 days to hatch after they pip an others are out in minutes. Sounds like you are ok.
     
  4. pokey

    pokey Warrior Princess

    Jun 1, 2008
    upstate
    [​IMG] just so hard not to open up the lid and help.......and quite frustrating to look and wait after sooooo long
     
  5. iluvsedward

    iluvsedward Overrun With Chickens

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    "you tell people not to be anxious or worried when you yourself are sweating and hovering over the incubator."
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