Eggs just started pipping!
This my first hatch of any kind and I don't know any one else personally that has hatched out their own chicks so no one understands how excited and nervous I am. I can't seem to tear myself away from the incubator window. I've made two loaves of bread, done tons of laundry, hand washed all of my dishes and some how have still wasted hours running upstairs to peak at the progress (which by the way is depressingly slow). I may go crazy before they even show up!
Welcome to the world of chicken raising and hatching. Feel free to ask questions or to just ramble. I will reply. I have chicks hatching any day and there are only two eggs surviving. Mostly, I use broody hens instead of incubators. More chicks hatching next week and the week after that.
Edited by Island Juli - 4/20/16 at 1:49am
I took the other 4 out and put under the MHP. They were walking all over the newest one. They were fluffed out and noisy, so even though they were only a few hours old I think they were ready to be out of the 'bator.
Hard part now is they are already sold. Telling myself to not get attached. Easier said than done.
Edited by Island Juli - 4/20/16 at 10:19pm