5 Pipped

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Timbertoes, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. Timbertoes

    Timbertoes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 5 of 13 that pipped between 8 and 1:30 last night, there hasn't been any change since. Should I be getting worried? Is this normal? [​IMG]
     
  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Completely normal! It can take 24 hours from pip to zip. Right now they are resting, breathing air, and absorbing the last of their yolk sacs. When they know it is time, they will zip and be ready to go!
     
  3. Timbertoes

    Timbertoes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!
     
  4. Timbertoes

    Timbertoes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first one hatched!!!! Named it Uno! This is amazing to witness.
    I was amazed at how quickly it went after the zipping started.
     
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  5. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Congrats - the others will be close behind, I'm sure. Now we want pics!!!
     
  6. Timbertoes

    Timbertoes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pics are soon to follow [​IMG]
     
  7. Timbertoes

    Timbertoes Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    THAT is a gorgeous picture!
     
  9. Timbertoes

    Timbertoes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! Everytime I go in to check on them, this chick wades through eggs to come look out at me. So curious already.
     
  10. jessicayarno

    jessicayarno Chillin' With My Peeps

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    awww soo precious. Mine still have just over two weeks to go, i can't wait to see their little fuzzy butts..
     

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