Day 20....and hatching!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Yard full o' rocks, Apr 26, 2009.

  1. Yard full o' rocks

    Yard full o' rocks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am soooo excited!! It's day 20 and after we got home from church today, we had 5 eggs that were "pipped". Its 9pm and so far we have 4 that have hatched (soooo cool for a first timer to see). For those that saw that I moved them into my formal dining room....my wife has been GLUED to the incubator all day!!! Too funny. We have 9 left and 5 of those are "pipped". Wish they would hurry up before I need to go to bed. Everything seems to be going well.....we have one little chick that is a bit mean though. Pecking his brothers/sisters in the eyes and everywhere else. I hear thats normal so we are just letting him be. Keep your fingers crossed and say a prayer for my last 9. Update to come again later.....have a great evening.[​IMG]:celebrate:celebrate
     
  2. chickenlittle32

    chickenlittle32 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2009
    Rayne Louisiana
    Congrats on the fuzzy butts!!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. ChickyLaura

    ChickyLaura The Crazy Chicken Lady

    Mar 31, 2009
    Eastern/Central PA
    Congratulations!!!![​IMG]
     
  4. Backyard Farm

    Backyard Farm Certified Personal Chicken Attendant

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    Congrats!!

    keep us posted on the remaining babies. [​IMG]
     
  5. shay20

    shay20 Shay's Flock of Fun

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  6. Yard full o' rocks

    Yard full o' rocks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    945pm.....another just hatched. Boy they gotta do a lotta work to get out of that shell. My children are NEVER going to bed.....their teachers are going to hate me tomoorw. But, they are sooo excited. Naming each one as it hatches (like we'll be able to tell who's who tomorrow)[​IMG]
     
  7. fuzz

    fuzz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bet you are so excited!!

    Take some pictures!!!
     
  8. yodercountrygirl

    yodercountrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. Chicky Tocks

    Chicky Tocks [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2666.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Ru

    Oct 20, 2008
    Benton, Arkansas
    [​IMG] Isn't it great?! I like that we've got an actual guy here who's all excited about chicks hatching. My DH was pretty excited as well, but to him those are my babies, and his biggest kick is watching me act like a broody hen. I made the bator, procured the eggs and plastered my nose to the glass until they hatched. He's really pushing me to find some BCM's though and I have a feeling that if I ever get ahold of some of those eggs, I'll get to sit back and watch him brood them. [​IMG]
     
  10. card5640

    card5640 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]I envy you so, keep the kids up, they can tell all about it at show and tell, or write about it during writing time, they could even be logging the length of time each chick takes to break through. Congrats to your new additions.
     

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