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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Queen Scoot, Aug 4, 2008.

  1. Queen Scoot

    Queen Scoot Crochet Chieftess

    May 27, 2008
    HOOKERVILLE!!!
    dont have any pips in my eggs yet? when should they start to pip?
     
  2. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I wouldn't look for anything until day 21. Sometimes they start pipping sooner than that, but typically it is day 21. Hang in there! They will start hatching before you know it! [​IMG]
     
  3. Queen Scoot

    Queen Scoot Crochet Chieftess

    May 27, 2008
    HOOKERVILLE!!!
    Quote:thanks just nervous that i messed up!! first time hatching and i would like at least a few to hatch.
     
  4. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    No problem! I understand the nervous thing! I've been there too. [​IMG]
     
  5. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    If everything happens on day 21 you know that you've done your job well...keeping the temp. within range, etc.

    I've never even had a pip on day 20 so I don't look for anything until day 21.
     
  6. alimarcle

    alimarcle Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm glad I found this thread! Was beginning to worry that I have no pipping yet (eggs on day 20 today) . I know they were all alive when I candled them three days ago! Will try to chill until tomorrow.......!![​IMG]

    Alison
     
  7. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:Hang in there! You still have a day to go! [​IMG]
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  8. alimarcle

    alimarcle Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you!

    I'm not known for my patience but am trying very hard!!
     

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