Can anyone post a pic of a pip?! *edit* We have a chick PICS!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Red, Mar 24, 2008.

  1. Red

    Red Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's Day 20, just beginning, and we think we have a pip...a piece of shell has gone and there's white (membrane?)...there's no hole so we can't actually see into the egg, just a missing piece of shell. There's no peeping...is this okay?? Very nervous [​IMG]

    Thankyou in advance!
     
    Last edited: Mar 25, 2008
  2. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    that is good. He will be comming out sometime. A pip is a small hole that the baby did with his egg tooth
     
  3. Red

    Red Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the speedy reply - that's a relief! So it's okay that the membrane still covers the hole? We only just got home so don't know how long it's been like this...

    Thanks again, i'm so excited and nervous too! [​IMG]
     
  4. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    That is fine. he has pipped through the membrane if he pipped the egg. you have to wait for him to pip around the egg now [​IMG]
     
  5. Red

    Red Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aaaargh! Came home and went straight to check on the eggs and there is no change whatsoever!! And i still hear no cheeping... [​IMG]

    It's almost midnight here, i need to go to bed soon...if this eggie hasn't changed by morning i'll cry. I know it can take a long time, but i've never been very good with waiting [​IMG]

    The next few days are gonna feel looong...
     
  6. Red

    Red Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I THINK I HEARD A CHEEP!!! JUST ONE CHEEP OMG [​IMG]

    C'mon c'mon c'mon!!!
     
  7. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    I know how you feel. 6th time hatching and I am still a nervous wreck. They just came off the turner today so I hope I will se a pip tomorrow or the next day. They do this to ya. I am also a very impatient person
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Wont be long till you'll see this:
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  9. aberfitch

    aberfitch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how is your egg has it hatched?
     
  10. living2ride

    living2ride Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm just like you - I have no patience for this hatching stuff. Yet I can't seem to stop. [​IMG]
    Each time is a nerve-wracking experience.
     

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