Day 19-my egg cheeped-now hatched!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by NewGuineaChooks, Sep 14, 2007.

  1. NewGuineaChooks

    NewGuineaChooks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh my gracious!!! I just took the eggs out of their turning rack and set them to hatch. Its day 19. One of my eggs cheeped at me! I can't believe it! My heart is going crazy. It peeped again and then it made a crack in the shell.

    Thankfully its right under the 'bator window, so I can stare at it!

    11 eggs set, from a flock that only tested 2/3 fertility. First incubation for me. I hope i get 2 or 3 so they can keep each other company.
    -maureen
     
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2007
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    That's so cool! I'm reliving my hatches right now. I love when they start to cheep inside the egg-it's amazingly LOUD.
     
  3. kelly

    kelly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats! I hope my first hatch goes good. Keep us posted.

    Kelly
     
  4. bayouchica

    bayouchica Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats, sounds like that one is ready.You just keep talking to it... it's so sweet.
     
  5. Keisha

    Keisha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW! thats amazing, that would be soo awesome to hear.
    Congratz, and hopefully you'l have lots of chicks hatched soon
     
  6. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

    Sep 4, 2007
    Oh that is so exciting. Congrats on your hatch.
     
  7. NewGuineaChooks

    NewGuineaChooks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2nd one is has pipped externally now. [​IMG]
     
  8. NewGuineaChooks

    NewGuineaChooks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    3rd one pipped this evening. Then proceeded to zip right around and hatch in the last 1/2 hour! Suggests my thermometer was a bit off, since it's still day 19.

    ohh, just looked at the time. I guess its officially day 20 now. :)

    just grabbing my camera before returning to the basement.
     
  9. thndrdancr

    thndrdancr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh congrats, its so exciting isnt it? [​IMG]
     
  10. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Congrats on the hatch!! How exciteing! OK, you said you grabbed the camera...now where are the pics!? What breeds are they?? Ohhh, I wanna see!!
     

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