1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    If you're already a member of our community, click here to login & click here to learn what's new!

Day 19 - Waiting is HARD

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mediazeal, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. mediazeal

    mediazeal Chillin' With My Peeps

    1,476
    10
    181
    Feb 26, 2009
    This is my first ever hatch. Its as good as any novel or movie. Drama, suspense, expectation, joy, sorrow, anxiety, humor
    no wonder people are hooked on incubating little chickies....

    I'm just DYING to meet these little peepers. There were 12 FOR SURE alive ones and 4 more that seem likely. Took out 8 clears to make more room for hatching.

    Eggs stand in their egg cartons like silent sentials.I keep hoping I will see rocking or hear chirping. Guess it's too early yet, tomorrow at 7:30am we hit day 20.

    I set up their brooder and got the temp just right.....
    Their coop is almost finished
    My house has little chicken care products stuck into nooks and crannies

    Come on babies!!!!
     
  2. Southern Chickens

    Southern Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    433
    4
    153
    Mar 11, 2007
    NorthWest Florida
    I am with you, I have 42 in the bator on day 16! [​IMG]
    I am on pins and needles!!! [​IMG] Good Luck.
    My advise, DO NOT OPEN 'BATOR, until all are out of the shells!
    Very important, do not open!
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by