Day 18...peeps? Pips? 12-5-07

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by justusnak, Dec 5, 2007.

  1. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    I am on day 18....I went in there to turn one last time...when I hear...peep,peep,peep!! Then, I look closer, and there are 3 pipped! [​IMG] Are my temps too high? Its a still air, and setting steadily at 101 degrees. I had to hurry to try to get the humidity up, was setting at about 60%. These are my "test eggs" from the Langshan pen....black roo, one black hen, 2 white hens. Ohhh, I hope they make it ok...they are soo early! [​IMG]
     
  2. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Congrats...and hang in there! Are you biting your nails yet?
     
  3. peeps7

    peeps7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd be rejoicing. Most of us have to wait 2 more days before we get anything. Hang in there and try not to chew your nails off.
     
  4. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    ok, I woke up this morning, and RAN to the bator....3 little ones have hatched...they are black, as far as I can tell, with yellow on thier wingtips, and necks. all the rest are pipped! Maybe a 100% hatch!?? I will try to get pics later, going to get the brooder light on now. I wasnt ready for an early hatch!!
     
  5. karri25

    karri25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lucky duck:)
     
  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Way to go!!!! [​IMG]
     
  7. leecey411

    leecey411 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah! Good for you. It appears there are a few of us expecting hatches today or tomorrow. Your success is wonderful! Take picture when you get the chance!
     
  8. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

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    Congrats on the hatch! [​IMG]
     
  9. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    well..here is the update..so far....I had 10 eggs in the bator, one was not fertile, or didint grow, for whatever reason...so far, 6 hatched, the other 3 are pipped! I cant really tell the colors...black, with yellow wingtips, and yellon un some of the heads and bellies. As soon as they dry, and I can get them out into the brooder, I will get pics! I dont want to open the lid yet...so, maybe pics tomorrow! But, so far....6 of 9..and 3 pipped!! Woohoo! Working on almost 100% hatch!!!
     
  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    That is wonderful news! Excellent.
     

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