Day 21: 1 zipping

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Sasquatch, Feb 13, 2009.

  1. Sasquatch

    Sasquatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My bators are in my store room at school. They stay more consistently warm there than at home. Today is the day for my first 15. I have one that has zipped about 1/3 of the shell and no activity in the others. Since i was not here, I don't know when Norbert started working. I hear an occasional chirp. I am hopeful for a good hatch.

    The EEs are due to hatch next Friday. Candling indicates quick development so they may be a bit early.
     
  2. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

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    I'll be starting to collect your eggs in a week!
     
  3. sewincircle

    sewincircle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    woooohooo!!!! Congrats!!! I will do my happy hatch dance!!!! Best wishes for your hatch!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. Sasquatch

    Sasquatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am on my prep hour. I can't wait for the jaded high schoolers to gather around the bator in awe of the miracle of life. That is the truly cool part of this experiment.
     
  5. Sasquatch

    Sasquatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I tried to help him out. It seems like it might not have been a great idea. He's laying there. Hopefully he'll pep up.
     
  6. Sasquatch

    Sasquatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Norbert flipped himself over. I hope that he makes it.
     
  7. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    How long had he been pipped when you helped him? Was there any blood or abdominal swelling?
     
  8. Sasquatch

    Sasquatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A tiny little bit of blood. I am not terribly hopeful. He is the only one to pip so far. I should have left him to work it out,, but who knows?
     
  9. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

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    I am putting my eggs in the 'bator last hour! Zoology kids! [​IMG]
     
  10. Sasquatch

    Sasquatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is flopping around the bator. He still has a bit of membrane attached. Humidity is 45%. Tep is good. He's on his own from here on out.
     

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