The incubator is peeping!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Crayonsmom, Apr 13, 2011.

  1. Crayonsmom

    Crayonsmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Earlier today I was getting really worried about my duck eggs that are 3 days late, but tonight there's definitely at least one (out of 3) peeping every few minutes. I don't see a pip anywhere yet though. Can they peep in there before they pip or is there a pip somewhere that I can't see through the window?
     
    Last edited: Apr 13, 2011
  2. ScissorChick

    ScissorChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They will start chirping before making a pip [​IMG]

    Wishing you the best of luck with your little one!

    SC
     
  3. Enchanted Sunrise Farms

    Enchanted Sunrise Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    They can peep for up to 24 hours before pipping, although they generally pip sooner. If it peeps for longer than 24 hours and no pip, i would start to fret a bit. That's just me. i'm a fretter.
     
  4. Crayonsmom

    Crayonsmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cool! In that case I hope I see a pip soon! I'd love to see two more pips soon as well. Hehe. Every day I keep coming home from school thinking maybe there's a fluffy little duck in there. Hopefully there really will be soon. [​IMG]
     
  5. Razadia

    Razadia The Odd One

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    Good luck with your hatch!
     
  6. Crayonsmom

    Crayonsmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh I'm a fretter too! I've heard of some people pipping theeggs for the chicks... That doesn't sound like a very good idea, but if it gets to that point and there isn't much chance anyway, is it worth trying? Hopefully things will just go pretty smoothly though.
     

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