Day 19 and got one already!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by horsechick, Apr 29, 2008.

  1. horsechick

    horsechick Songster

    Nov 14, 2007
    Eaton, Ohio
    Hi all!
    Last night we put the remaining eggs we had left, in for the last 3 days (a rough 18 days, started out with about 42 from different breeders, and now down to I think 16 total...grrrr.) LOL!
    So last night day 18, this afternoon we had one hatch already!
    A beautiful little splash silkie! I call it our little silver surfer! [​IMG]

    Its gorgeous!
    Anyhow, I thought maybe it was one of the first collected and as soon as it felt its world stop turning (in the auto turner) it thought "whew, was I getting sea sick! I'm outta here!" time to come out!!

    Now, for the nail-biting of the next couple days.
    We have one that is pipped on the side, about right in the middle, we are using the egg carton method again with a clear egg carton this time so I can see more. Another one pipped on top.

    Wish me luck!
    Take care all!
  2. frankie5316

    frankie5316 Songster

    Feb 29, 2008
    Tucson, Arizona
    Thats great! I was so happy to when i hatched my first chicks! its the best experience ive had. good luck on the rest of your hatch![​IMG]

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