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A long, disapointing weekend. but looking foward to Spring!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by 77horses, Sep 22, 2008.

  1. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

    Aug 19, 2008
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    Well, sorry guys, but the chick didn't make it. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Yes, I am very VERY sad about it, but i know I shouldn't be too disappointed about it. Read the end of this thread to see what happened......
     
    Last edited: Sep 29, 2008
  2. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

    Aug 19, 2008
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    temp. is around 99-103*F. and hum. is 60-70%. [​IMG]
     
  3. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    If you peep near it, does it peep back?
     
  4. JanieMarie

    JanieMarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I really don't know how much longer- sorry - this is my first hatch too. Just want to say how happy I am to hear your little egg is still alive!! YEA!! From what I've read it seems you should be hearing peeping before you see it pip. Maybe you'll finally get to greet your baby tomorrow!
     
  5. panner123

    panner123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
    Garden Valley, ca
    Now if you were a few years older I would tell you to have a drink and go to bed. but since you are not old enough for that, just go to bed and when you wake up.[​IMG] Whatever you do don't try to rush it, you will do much more danage than good. After the 1,000,000th hatch you will get use to this waiting.
     
  6. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Don't touch that bator!!! If you are only hearing cheeps, it will be 12-48 hrs before they make it out. Try not to "help" till at least 24 horus after a chick pips and if it makes no progress in that 24 hours after it pips.
     
  7. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    I have slept with my bator several times, okay, every time.
     
  8. needmorechickens!

    needmorechickens! Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 2, 2008
    West TN
    Hang in there 77horses! If it is meant to be then it will hatch. You have done your best, so thats all you can do.
    Maybe it will hatch while you are at school today! [​IMG]
    Keep us posted!
    ~Rebecca
     
  9. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

    Aug 19, 2008
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    Thanks everyone who posted! [​IMG]
    Well, no luck after I got back from school. :| But the egg is still wiggling!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] It is wiggling more now!
    I have not heard any peeps yet, but I am gonna see if it does answer back when i make the little toy baby chicken make noises(it's my little brother's toy and it peeps! LOL)
    Still no pips! [​IMG]
     
  10. needmorechickens!

    needmorechickens! Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 2, 2008
    West TN
    How is your humidity and temp today?
    ~Rebecca
     

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