WHAT is she doing?!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by OwlLover, Nov 18, 2012.

  1. OwlLover

    OwlLover Alaskan Wanderer

    Aug 25, 2011
    I set 5 eggs under my broody on the 29th of Oct., 3 NHR and 2 from my own flock. 2 nights ago one of the eggs pipped, and hasn't made a move to zip since. She's still peeping, but she's not freaking moving! Does it usually take this long for a pipped chick to hatch?
    Last edited: Nov 18, 2012
  2. Sparky2133

    Sparky2133 Chillin' With My Peeps

    From what I know (which isn't much) they can take as much as 24 hours to hatch. I would wait, and see.
  3. elliebellie123

    elliebellie123 Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 18, 2012
    From my experience you will probably be able to hear pips for up to 3 days before the hatch, one of mine did that it drove me crazy you just have to stay patient for a while. :)

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