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Day 18 - Rolling and Squawking?!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Ravie, Mar 26, 2012.

  1. Ravie

    Ravie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am sure this has happened to someone else before, but one of my day 18 eggs is rolling about and making horrible squawking sounds. I've incubated eggs once before and nothing like this happened so early. And there was chirping, but not dinosaur sounds! Temps are 99.5 and humidity is at 72%. I set the eggs on March 7th, late at night.

    Day 1 doesn't start til 24 hours after the eggs have been set, right?

    Is it possible for this little guy to hatch today?

    How much do you want to bet, that squawky baby is a rooster? Boo! =D
     
  2. smchickfarm

    smchickfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say it is possible. I would just leave the bator along and watch and see what happens. Might just be an "early bird" [​IMG]

    Good Luck and keep us posted!
     
  3. Ravie

    Ravie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will do, the little fellow has decided to take a nice long nap. I bet we don't see him to tomorrow at least! That would make me feel better, actually.
     
  4. smchickfarm

    smchickfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good Luck!!!!! Hopefully you have a great hatch!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  5. Ravie

    Ravie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Out of the 13 in the bator, 2 hatched today. 6 more are pipped. The one that was rolling and squawking is no longer rolling or squawking. It hasn't pipped either. I hope he didn't die!
     

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