Day 22 for 26 eggs we have lots of pips cute babies.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by equine chick, May 7, 2008.

  1. equine chick

    equine chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 9, 2007
    pennsylvania
    I originally started with 36 eggs. They are cuckoo marans, blue andulsians, buff orps and welsummers. There were 5 broken, the other 5 were either unfertile or blood rings. The rest extremely active babies. I have to work a double shift, daughters home from college and hopefully by tomorrow night I will get a few pips.
     
    Last edited: May 10, 2008
  2. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    i got my fingers crossed [​IMG]
     
  3. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    Good luck with your hatch.
     
  4. Standard Hen

    Standard Hen Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 17, 2007
    Massachusetts
    Anything yet?
     
  5. equine chick

    equine chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 9, 2007
    pennsylvania
    Nothing yet, saw a lot of movement so I think we will see somehting later today. I hope. I peeked real fast at two eggs since humidity was at 72% and the are just hitting the air cell, but lots of movement.
     
  6. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Thats good. But DONT peek anymore. [​IMG]
     
  7. equine chick

    equine chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 9, 2007
    pennsylvania
    I won't I just had to peek but now hands down!
     
  8. equine chick

    equine chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 9, 2007
    pennsylvania
    I finally got a pip this morning and we have 4 chicks and 10 more pips. It seems like everytime I look there's another pip. I guess these guys are late bloomers. So far we have 2 cuckoo marans and one welsummer and one blue andulusian.
     
    Last edited: May 10, 2008
  9. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Congrats. I have 23 Silkie, Silver Sebright, and mixed bantam eggs on day 20. I had to add more water to the incubator and the sponge in the incubator, so I candled a couple eggs quick, and some chicks are pipping through the air sac, and others are through the air sac and pecking on the shell. Hopefully when I wake up there will be some chicks or some pips. I also have a goose egg on day 26 that the gosling has pipped though the air sac and is pecking on the egg. [​IMG]
     
  10. equine chick

    equine chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 9, 2007
    pennsylvania
    day 23 and we have 14 chicks and two are pipping and we have some rocking yet. I did get two dead chicks, they could not quite pip out of the shell. As long as there is movement I will keep waiting.
     

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