what is the earliest a egg will start to tap/peep/pip?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by missychicky, Jul 2, 2010.

  1. missychicky

    missychicky Songster

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    I think My egg is tapping but it seems to early for it to be doing so. What is the earliest an egg will start to tap/peep/pip?
     
  2. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Songster

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    I don't know what the earliest possibility is, but i regularly have hatches on day 19 with tapping starting 24-ish hours before.
     
  3. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane 8 Years

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    I just took a duck egg off the incubator for lockdown and it'd pipped on the day equivalent to day 18 in chickens. Have heard of chickens pipping on the 18th as well.
     

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