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DAGNABBIT - It's done - 2 hatch/live out of 20.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by silkhope, Mar 7, 2008.

  1. silkhope

    silkhope Chillin' With My Peeps

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    DH is home chirping and peeping to the eggs and two are talking back and just a rockin'. NO FAIR! I want to be home for my first incubator hatch. Just not fair... I do however think it's adorable that DH keeps peeping at them and trying to hold the phone close so I can hear it. Awe [​IMG]
     
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  2. silkhope

    silkhope Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One has started making it's way out, apparently pretty quickly!!! Again... NOT FAIR! I was adamant that I get pictures sent to me... hopefully I'll have a lot of action tonight and tomorrow for myself!

    PS - these are Hazelton Farm's buff orp eggs
     
  3. cozycritters

    cozycritters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, at least you get to go home knowing there are fuzzy-butts waiting for you!
     
  4. Haviris

    Haviris Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 4, 2007
    I agree, atleast they'll be there when you get home, the waiting is the worst part anyway! Watching and wishing they'd hurry up and get out, and wondering if there is anything wrong.

    I'm also on day 20, but mine may have froze to dealth yesterday, so I may have waited all this time and end up with nothing.
     
  5. Tsagirl

    Tsagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silk!
    That happens to me all the very time! I work everytime they decide to hatch. I work at night and chicks I guess love to hatch at that time. So I have DH say "ohhh I see a pip"......and then of course (more excited on the phone he says) "ohhhhh I see another PIP!!!!!!! Grrrrrrr....
    But at least I get to see one when I get home.
    There was this one night I was so frustrated at work(seriously wanted to quit) and I walked in the door and my ears heard a "cheep" in the incubator. I thought...well I guess I can see a beak though a egg knowing my day.
    But nope...there was a beautiful baby chick looking back at me all fluffed up! [​IMG][​IMG]
    That made my night so happy!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. silkhope

    silkhope Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh Haviris, I hope yours are okay. I am frustrated that only 7 were viable on day 18 out of the 20 eggs... I can imagine your frustration.

    Thanks everyone. I do hope there's a fluffy butt or two to snuggle when I get home!! DH had to leave for a while so I'm not getting updates right now. [​IMG]
     
  7. Red

    Red Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first time we hatched chicks, on day 21 i had a driving lesson...I got a phone call halfway through, the instructor answered and all i could hear was my dad yelling "THERE IS A CHICK, IT IS BEAUTIFUL!" Grrr! :mad:

    Hope you have some happy chicks when you get back [​IMG]
     
  8. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    [​IMG] I have only 4 or 5 viable out of 14. On day 18 here.....
     
  9. silkhope

    silkhope Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the instructor answered and all i could hear was my dad yelling "THERE IS A CHICK, IT IS BEAUTIFUL!"

    What in the world did the instructor think!?! Too funny!

    Good luck this weekend Chelly

    Edited to add - and Chelly, when did you inherit PC's avatar!??! [​IMG]
     
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  10. Haviris

    Haviris Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 4, 2007
    I had 7 viable out of 8, getting this far and having something happen just kills me, but I'm not giving up yet! Hopefully it will just delay things abit.

    Good luck, I hope you have several little fuzzy butts to keep you busy when you get home!!
     

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