day 20 and i'm biting my nails hatch complete ! photos!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by crysmom, Oct 31, 2007.

  1. crysmom

    crysmom Songster

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    THis waiting is awful! I'ts early on day 20 and I'm not expecting anything to happen till later tonight or tomorrow but I'm having such a hard time. I keep looking through the windows with a flashlight to see any pips even though I know its too early! man I must be going crazy I'm worse than the kids!
     
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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    LOL, actually, it isn't really too early to see a pip. AND, sometimes, they pip on the underside of the egg, sneaky little things. I almost always have pips on Day 20.
     
  3. marie_martin

    marie_martin Songster

    Feb 21, 2007
    Grenada, MS
    I will be biting my nails the rest of the week too. I have one set on day 18 starting tonight so they will be moved to the hatcher. Another set will be on day 18 on friday. So I will hopefully have a very busy week and weekend. Good luck and keep us posted.

    Marie
     
  4. crysmom

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    oh dear now i'll probably spend the whole day on my knees with the flashlight [​IMG]

    but at least i'm being good and not opening the lid!
     
  5. marie_martin

    marie_martin Songster

    Feb 21, 2007
    Grenada, MS
    Whatever you do, leave that lid closed!!!!! Put a sign on it or something. That is the hardest part for me too. I told DH to keep me out of there and don't let me open it, no matter what. But he is not going to pay that much attention so I don't think it will help. I should really get some control!!

    Good luck. Can't wait to hear.

    Marie
     
  6. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Songster

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    I'm on day 20 also and I keep checking with a flashlight too!
     
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  7. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

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    I wish you all good luck!
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Good luck! Twila, I'm nervously waiting for word of your first pip as well. My last Ameraucanas pipped about 3 a.m. on Day 21.
     
  9. crysmom

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    Quote:thankfully once all the kids get home I"ll be too busy for a few hours to take a look then off trick or treating. Maybe something will have happened by the time we are done [​IMG] then I can spend all night watching
     
  10. magikchick

    magikchick ~FEATHERFOOTED DIVA~

    Apr 21, 2007
    SW Florida
    Thank goodness I'm not the only one down on knees with a flashlight. I keep telling them come on hatch, come on hatch.
     

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