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What day should I start to hear chirping from the eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rukayasophia, Nov 20, 2012.

  1. rukayasophia

    rukayasophia Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm hatching chicken eggs and I'm on my 19th day and I'm just wondering when I should start to hear chirping from my eggs?
     
  2. mommaclucker

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    you wont hear them chirp till they pip internally. I don't have a lot of hatching experience so someone may be able to better answer but just from experience its usualy late on the 20th or 21st day when there ready to start hatching and sometimes it takes hours from internal pip to external pip hope that helps you some
     
  3. rukayasophia

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    Thanks very much, that makes me feel so much better :)
     
  4. Sweetlilbaby

    Sweetlilbaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Depends on the chick. I've had some start making noise early. heck I've had one hatch on day 16 of incubation and live. Then i've had some that didn't make any noise that i heard til they hatched. Each chick has a different personality. Some are quiet and some are noisy.
     
  5. rukayasophia

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    yeah, I have a few of my eggs under one of my broody hens and i listened for chirping today and i heard some scratching and some chirps. I was very happy. Thanks for the help I was worried :)
     
  6. CluckyCharms

    CluckyCharms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thus far, all my chicks that are bantam sized have started peeping internally on day 19 and hatched out by the evening of day 20. All of them. The only chicks I have had hatch out on day 21 or even pip externally on day 21 are the large fowl (regularly sized chickens) and those were peeping on day 20.

    good luck with your hatch! [​IMG]
     
  7. rukayasophia

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    omg thats amazing :D thanks so much, one my chicks started hatching a couple of hrs ago I can hear chirping :) thanks
     
  8. Sally Sunshine

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    YAY did they hatch??? CONGRATS!!
     
  9. rukayasophia

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    yes they did, 9-10 out of 15 eggs :D very happy
     
  10. Sally Sunshine

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    awesome!!!!
     

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