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Urgent question!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by LegginMF12, Feb 11, 2012.

  1. LegginMF12

    LegginMF12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How long after you hear peeping should you expect to see pipping. My hatch from heck has one egg peeping right now/ I figured the hatch was going to be late because of power outage issues and counted Sunday instead of Friday as day one. I came home to night and noted that my humidity had jumped to 73%. I pulled the lid off and removed one sponge and heard peeping, had a flashlight in my hand and chick has internally pipped so I closed up the bator really quick!

    It is my super tiny peewee egg that is peeping see second to last pic in this thread (post #1)
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/627612/lockdown-s-help-please-pics#post_8380725
     
  2. berniezahm

    berniezahm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bantum eggs hatch one day ealier than my full size chicken eggs. Maybe you super peewee egg is a bantum. A chick can peep to its broody 2 or 3 days before it hatches, if I remember corretly. My wife can hear them 2 days before they hatch in the incubator. I fixed army tank engines for a number of years in my younger days. I don't hear many faint sounds. [​IMG]
     
  3. LegginMF12

    LegginMF12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I figure this one just started peeping and rocking with in the last 8 hours. Out of 30 eggs i had three make it up until yesterday or the day before with active movement. This one is hopefully a LF. I ordered LF Cochins and Orpingtons. Although this egg is marked BR. It's a mystery chick!
     
  4. LegginMF12

    LegginMF12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It pipped last night and is still rocking and peeping this morning. It looks like I am going to have a singleton as the other two eggs were looking like the veins were disappearing and they have done nothing so far and today is day 22. I have to leave at 1:00 p.m today for work and I won't be back until 7:30 a.m tomorrow morning (UGH). TBG will be to keep me updated.
     

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