Chicks about to hatch!!! yayyyyyyyy! **UPDATE #2**** DUE DAY TODAY

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Skitz, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    I have 3 pips so far! Since yesterday night one of my hen eggs has been peeping a lot! he is trying to pip but he can't! the whole eggs moves when he tries! I remember I was trying to crack one of her eggs to eat it and the shell was REALLY hard! I now can imagine why the poor thing can't pip! also I have the humidity going to 59%-61% is that good? or do I still need to add more water?
     
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  2. CrazyChickieMama

    CrazyChickieMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] Can't wait for mine to hatch!!!!
     
  3. CrazyChickieMama

    CrazyChickieMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure about the humidity, I've kept mine about where your's is for the last hatch I had...Hopefully someone more qualified can answer
     
  4. baldie

    baldie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I can't wait to see pics!! Congrats!! [​IMG]
     
  5. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    1 is zipping!!!! I have bad news [​IMG] We had a power outage for an hour!!!!!!! I covered the bator and it stayed at 92 all the hour. the humidity raised up to 73% and this is the worst news, my little brother went besides the bator and opened a little window and it fell and it cracked an egg!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] It is now bleeding is just a crack, its on the air sac. Im scared that he will die! [​IMG] I have now everything controled, I have the temp. at 97 and the humidity at 64% I hope he makes it [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. Skitz

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    #1 HATCHED!!!!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Will post pics as soon as I can [​IMG]
     
  7. SunnyChic

    SunnyChic Keep The Sunny Side Up

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    [​IMG] Yippee! Congrats! Good luck with the rest of your hatch!
     
  8. Skitz

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    I woke up and saw 5 baby chicks!!!!!! I saw one chick that hatched early! he hasn't absorbed very good the yolk! I think he is not going to make it, it looks pretty bad [​IMG] [​IMG] the one that my brother hit is hatching but it looks kinda bloody! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] and the rest haven't done nothing. #1 is picking on everyone!!! [​IMG] hope he doesn't kill them![​IMG] I have 4 more pips! (including the bloody one) [​IMG]
     
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  9. magikchick

    magikchick ~FEATHERFOOTED DIVA~

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    Yeah! Come on babies go....go....go!
     
  10. Skitz

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    11 hatched! and I have one that piped a long time ago and is still trying to hatch. When he piped I thought he was dead so I removed the shell where the he had made the pip and there he was! he was breathing and chirping. Also I saw some blood vessels but very tiny like they were drying up. So I didn't intervene because there were still blood vessels. Tomorrow night if he doesn't crack more the shell or haven't made any progress I will go and help him. If he makes a crack I will leave him until he gives up. Pics coming soon =]
     

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