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Are you ready for this?! Day 26 & pipping!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by willow, May 1, 2009.

  1. willow

    willow Songster

    May 5, 2008
    Sherman, NY
    Well, I guess it pays to follow you gut feelings! [​IMG]

    Here's the update-
    Day 19: Had 2 hatch, 1 by itself and 1 I had help due to dry membrane.

    Day 21: nothing

    Day 24: nothing, I asked what to do and told to start opening some because they were most likely dead. I opened 3 that were formed and ready to hatch but no go. I opened 1 more and it was alive but it's belly was not closed yet. I'll tell you, I almost started to cry I felt so bad about killing it. [​IMG]
    I figured that if 1 was alive maybe 1 more might be so I decided since I don't have any others hatching this week that I would just leave them until I needed the 'bator.

    Day 26: We are pipping!! [​IMG] I was going to take them out tonight and toss them. Luckly, I pulled the pip out first! [​IMG]

    I'll keep everyone up to date on my late bloomers! [​IMG]

  2. addicted2chicks

    addicted2chicks Songster

    Mar 19, 2009
    Oh wow! Congrats. I think I will leave mine in for a few days after D day just to be sure. Never know.
  3. princessmama

    princessmama Songster

    Apr 2, 2009
    Wow! Good luck with the rest of the hatch! [​IMG]
  4. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
    [​IMG] Thats great news!!! Sometimes, like you said, you just HAVE to go with your gut feelings.
  5. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    WOW !!! Congrats !!! Maybe your temp was a little low so they were a little late !!!
  6. willow

    willow Songster

    May 5, 2008
    Sherman, NY
    I'm pretty sure now that the thermometer has to be off! It stayed at 99-101 the whole time. But at least they are hatching!!
  7. Debi214

    Debi214 Songster

    Apr 6, 2008
    Richmond, VA
    Congrats! I am so happy for you!!!![​IMG]

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