when does zipping start???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rocketdog312, Jan 18, 2010.

  1. rocketdog312

    rocketdog312 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 16, 2009
    Phoenix, Arizona
    This pip has been going on for 5 hours! and no progress whatsoever. I can here the little lazy butt but I'm getting a little worried.

    when will it start zipping!
  2. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    It can take 24 hours.
  3. bigdawg

    bigdawg AA Poultry

    Jun 28, 2009
    middle tenn
    ok. take along walk. stay away from the bator. take a nap. dont look. stay busy. hatching is hard work. the little chick is resting and absorbing the last bit of yolk, then when its ready several hrs later, zip and its out free. as long as humidity is good. dont worry. with every hatch the waiting doesnt get any better
  4. fishman65

    fishman65 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2009
    flat rock
    anywhere from 20 minutes after pip to up to 30 hrs. Relax take a big breath and STEP AWAY FROM THE INCUBATOR![​IMG]
  5. Germaine_11.20

    Germaine_11.20 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2009
    Mine average 12 hours from pip to zip.

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