And, They're OFF!.... Nine Babies in the Hatcher Now!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by speckledhen, Dec 30, 2007.

  1. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    I love and hate the Home Stretch part; It reminds me of that saying, "Hurry up and wait!". I wasn't going to transfer them till tomorrow, but since I realized I actually put these in at just past noon the day before I counted as Day One, it would be fine to go ahead. As soon as we did, one of Skye's babies started shaking her egg big time. Here they are. Three on the left side are Velvet's, two in the middle are Skye's, lighter ones on top right are Caroline's and the two lowest on the right side are Lexie's. Now, we wait, watch, wait, watch, wait, watch..
  2. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    Cant wait to see the chicks after they hatch.
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Me, too! These are the very first Blue Orp/Buff Brahma crosses I've hatched for myself.
  4. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Crowing

    GO, little babies! GO! [​IMG] [​IMG]
  5. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I'm getting my "hatching fix" from the rest of you since I won't be putting any more eggs in until the end of february!! Good luck! [​IMG]
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    I've seen five of the nine rocking today, one quite alot. So much in fact, that I said, "Baby, do you know it's only Day 18?", LOL.
  7. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Candled the rest of the 16 eggs today and all are growing just fine, so I won't candle again till they go in the hatcher. Well, I may candle #16 since it's a few days behind the rest of them. The first 15 are on Day 14 today, but #16 is on Day 9.
  9. KingsCalls

    KingsCalls Songster

    Oct 22, 2007
    New Market,Tn.
    Little Bluff Oramhaton's........they should be cute! Can't wait.
  10. jab91864

    jab91864 Songster

    Apr 3, 2007
    Northern Michigan
    Woooooooooooo Hoooooooooooooooooo !!!

    Patience has never ever been one of my virtues and incubating is really hard for me cuz ya know I want them to just [​IMG] **POP** [​IMG] right

    Can't wait to see pics !!!!!!

    Julie [​IMG]

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