Day 19 and got one already!

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

  1. horsechick

    horsechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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!
    Angela
     
  2. frankie5316

    frankie5316 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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