Calling Pumpkinpup!! We have a Marans egg pipping!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lickskillet, Mar 1, 2009.

  1. lickskillet

    lickskillet *Home of the Shoveler*

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    I expected these eggies to start pipping sometime tomorrow! We are so excited! My daughters keep talking to the egg through the bator. LOL I'll post pictures as soon as it hatches! [​IMG] YEAH!! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    BTW: It is one of the smallest and darkest!
     
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  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    YAY! [​IMG]
     
  3. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    Oh wow! How exciting! I can't wait for the pics!!! Hatch little one, hatch!! :yipchick
     
  4. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

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    GR MI: TN bound!
    [​IMG] can't wait for pictures of fuzzy butts
     
  5. lickskillet

    lickskillet *Home of the Shoveler*

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    Still has a ways to go! Chickey is resting alot, it's a hard job breaking outta those shells. LOL
     
  6. kryptoniteqhs

    kryptoniteqhs Rosecomb Rich

    Nov 14, 2008
    Perris, CA
    is it out??? [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. lickskillet

    lickskillet *Home of the Shoveler*

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    Not yet dagnabbit!! It has pipped a little farther, and another egg is also pipped just about 45 minutes ago! Hope I get one of each, a roo and hen. If not, just might have to get some more eggies...

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  8. Watash

    Watash Just Hatched

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    Yes, and it's a lot harder when you have the eggs confined in one position like that. Think chicken nest . . . lay the eggs on their sides and let the chicks move around as they hatch out. They'll thank you for it.
     
  9. Hermit House

    Hermit House Out Of The Brooder

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    I love our marans, such a lovely bird. I'm glad to know I am not the only one talking to them through the incubator :D

    I agree with Watash here. We've had eggs zip from every angle. Take em out of the egg crate and lay em on their sides. This will allow them to move and the chicks efforts not to be blocked.
     
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