Day 15 on BQ eggs and I THINK I HAVE A PIP!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SebrightLover, Dec 25, 2007.

  1. SebrightLover

    SebrightLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's day 15 - button quail eggs (They incubate 16) and I think I have a pip! I see a little tiny bit of shell raised up on one egg! And I swear I saw movement on a few others!

    WOOO HOOO!
     
  2. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    sounds like a pipp to me
     
  3. lannabun

    lannabun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeap i think its a peep ... lol and i know the i think its movein my hubby says i stare so much at them that i think i seen something then he comes to look and im right its moven ... but good luck keep us posted .
     
  4. jab91864

    jab91864 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2007
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    Hey, it's hard not to stare !!!!!!!

    Good luck on the hatch !!!!

    Julie [​IMG]
     
  5. SebrightLover

    SebrightLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm soooo eggcited!

    I have trouble sleeping anyway, but tonight i know it'll be worse!

    Was gone for 2 hours and was disappointed when I got home that it hadn't progressed even though I have read all the posts on here and know that's not unusual!
     
  6. SebrightLover

    SebrightLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Not a pip ... had to add water today (humidity dorpped to less than 40 overnight) and checked the egg and it appears to just have been some dirt i had not noticed before.

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    Oh well. Here's to a pp or chick when I get off work tonight! Day 16 is here!
     
  7. jkcove08

    jkcove08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dont be to upset, it usually takes 18 days for them to hatch. I also read 16 to 17 days but my hatches usually went to day 18. I would maybe have a pip or 2 on day 17 but the main hatch was on 18. You will have babies, just give them time. Jenn
     
  8. SebrightLover

    SebrightLover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not too upset. Just the anticipation is killing me.

    I had read that it got worse when you quit turning them, and I didn't believe people --- BUT I BELIEVE THEM NOW!

    I've been giving them a pep talk everytime I walk past the bator! The hubby laughed at me -then I caught him doing it too!

    The bad thing is, I got to come home from work because we weren't busy. So I'll be watching the bator allllllll dayyyyy!
     

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