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when should we hear peeping?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bmchickens, Feb 17, 2008.

  1. bmchickens

    bmchickens In the Brooder

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    hello everyone, my husband and i are in the process of our 2nd hatch, and in day 19, should we begin to hear the chicks peeping tomorrow or the next day? day 21 on tuesday around 2:30 in the afternoon. hoping so much for the little ones to hatch. we love our roo and his ladies. [​IMG]
     
  2. granites2001

    granites2001 Songster

    I am by no means an expert, but our peeping usually starts the day before or the day of hatching.............They get busy in there and let us know!


    Lisa:)
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    Don't always hear peeping. Sometimes you do the day before hatch day, sometimes not.
     
  4. BantyChickMom

    BantyChickMom Songster

    Sep 25, 2007
    Henderson, NC
    I usually have pips before any peeping
     
  5. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    my silkies peeped in there egg on day 19. my buff orps did not peep till they pipped. just wait for the pip in the early morning [​IMG]
     
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  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I very rarely hear peeping before they're pipped.
     
  7. bmchickens

    bmchickens In the Brooder

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    we're in day 20 and we hear peeping and see the eggs moving from side to side. hoping they will pip soon.[​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
  8. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    have fun on the waiting. they torture you. 1 hour you have a hairline crack. 2 hours you have a pip. 3 hours or more you have a chick. sometimes they are quicker and sometime they are slower then a snail racing a turtle
     

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