The waiting game

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by claireree, Nov 17, 2013.

  1. claireree

    claireree Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 9, 2010
    Today when I went to feed the chickens I heard some chirping coming from my girls nest, when I looked she has one tiny little chick under her and still 15 eggs to go. This is very new to me but am I right in saying it can be anything upto 48hrs before the other hatch out.

    Will she still stay sitting on the eggs till they all hatch?? Do I just leave her there to wait??
  2. Carin

    Carin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 16, 2011
    South Africa
    Leave her alone and if you are able to not disturb her at all: do not disturb!!
    Yes it will take up to 48 hours and then another day or two before she gets up
    Congratulations, there is nothing like your first hatch
    Last edited: Nov 17, 2013

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