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Day 19 - Am I seeing rockers?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Crazed Chicken Lass, Mar 4, 2009.

  1. Crazed Chicken Lass

    Crazed Chicken Lass Out Of The Brooder

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    I heard a small noise coming from the incubator....once. Twice. I went over and looked and I thought I saw a couple moving slightly. Is it my imagination, or could I have rockers already?

    SO EGGCITED!
     
  2. kryptoniteqhs

    kryptoniteqhs Rosecomb Rich

    Nov 14, 2008
    Perris, CA
    you may have rockers..... [​IMG] mine started rocking on day 19 and pipped on day 20 and zipped on day 21 [​IMG]
     
  3. LocoPollo

    LocoPollo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, looks like your chickies are getting ready to come out!!!
     
  4. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    WHAT IS a rocker???
     
  5. Hens_And_Chicks

    Hens_And_Chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The chicks start moving quite a bit inside the egg positioning to pip out causing the egg to move and/or roll around. A lot of times they start peeping inside the egg - you can hear them before you notice the pip on the egg.

    It's a lot of fun the very first time and then the second time and then the third time... every time it is a miracle! [​IMG]
     
  6. Cherlyn

    Cherlyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep... today is day 20 for me and they started rocking late on day 18. Exciting, huh? [​IMG] Best of luck with your hatch!

    ~Cherlyn
     
  7. Jolly Acres

    Jolly Acres Out Of The Brooder

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    did it move, did it move?
    Oh good times, sitting there just staring and staring at those eggs.
    oh wait, I think it moved again.
    Isn't it great!
    We have a rocker. [​IMG]
     
  8. Hens_And_Chicks

    Hens_And_Chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought I was going nuts the first time I heard a peep on my very first hatch - then a little while later I heard it again. I was like a little kid!
     
    Last edited: Mar 5, 2009
  9. Crazed Chicken Lass

    Crazed Chicken Lass Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] Yay!!![​IMG]

    Uhhggghhhhh! Too exciting....how will I ever sleep??? [​IMG]
     
  10. needmorechickens!

    needmorechickens! Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 2, 2008
    West TN
    Woo-hoo!! Ain't it great! I love the energy I get when I see a shake, then a roll, then a pip!
    Good luck with your hatch!
    ~Rebecca
     

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