1 day early 3PIPS and I hear chirping!!!! (Newbie - hence excited)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bsee4u, Jan 26, 2011.

  1. bsee4u

    bsee4u Out Of The Brooder

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    Came home from work and 3 of my 7 eggs in my Brinsea Mini Advance are Pipping and I actually heard chirps. This is great because day 21 is not until tomorrow evening. Gosh I feel like I have jumped from age 52 to 8 and it is Christmas Eve!!!! I may have to stay up late to watch the action unfold, might have to call in sick tomorrow at work [​IMG]
     
  2. buzymom13

    buzymom13 I run the Alien Chicken Asylum

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    Congrats! I just went into lockdown tonite...HOpe Yours do well!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. kelseygirl707

    kelseygirl707 Dances with Chickens

    Mar 3, 2009
    Lakeport, Ca.
    Congrats!

    Yes, you will probably be up all night watching, I know I always am, whether it was my first hatch or my 20th [​IMG]
     
  4. suebee

    suebee Speaks Silkie Fluently

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    Oh how exciting!!!! I did sense a slight cough and sniffle in your post (grin) therefore you have permission to call in sick tomorrow! [​IMG]

    Let us know what's going on!!
     
  5. BerrytangleFarm

    BerrytangleFarm British and Scandinavian Poultry

    Same here! Got 3 pips and one rolling egg. Makes me just as excited to see how excited my 4-year-old is [​IMG]
     
  6. suebee

    suebee Speaks Silkie Fluently

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    You guys are giving me hatching fever!! Any pipping yet?!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. SimplySplendidSilkies

    SimplySplendidSilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2010
    Adairsville, GA
    From lock down till the hatch is over my right knee stays cramped from sitting on the floor with the bator. I have had such luck with hatching I hate to changes things up and move the bator. I went into lock down 3 hrs ago on my 1588. I hope yours is on a table. Good luck with your hatch.
     
  8. Jessiewoodard57

    Jessiewoodard57 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From lock down till the hatch is over my right knee stays cramped from sitting on the floor with the bator. I have had such luck with hatching I hate to changes things up and move the bator. I went into lock down 3 hrs ago on my 1588. I hope yours is on a table. Good luck with your hatch.

    [​IMG] at 3 hours after lockdown I already had 2 hatched chicks. 16 where hatched by days end on the 19th day. Did I tell you I love this bator.

    what you got in the 1588?​
     
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  9. bsee4u

    bsee4u Out Of The Brooder

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    Have one baby out of the shell, 4 others now are PIPPING! the one out is chirping it's little head off, but still soaking wet.
     
  10. SimplySplendidSilkies

    SimplySplendidSilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2010
    Adairsville, GA
    I have went into lockdown with pips before and had 100% hatch. I think you have mentioned you love that bator. [​IMG] In my 1588 I have 13 of my own silkie eggs and 10 from the eggs I had shipped in. I am not holding my breath on the shipped eggs I think they have a very rough ride and it has been very cold here I lost over half on 10 day candle. I didn't even candle going into lock down I was afraid they would get cold. The one that got cracked was still going at 10 days which suprised me. Of my own eggs I lost only 2 one of which I placed in the bator upside down. duh So I am pretty confident it was nothing I did to cause such a high lose. Chalk that up to shipping, they were clear and 2 quit on day 2 or 3. Oh well if I get 6 I will be happy! Cross your fingers for them I really need them to go with the showgirls in the fall.

    Hope you hatch continues to go well.
    Tisha
     

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