Eggs are hatching - UPDATED with pics

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Matt A NC, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    I have hatched eggs several times a year, every year, since 2004. I still get excited about the first hatch of the year.

    This time it is RIR eggs from a friend. His eggs my incubator and we split chicks 50/50.

    The first pipped its aircell about 1:20 am last night. Took it till 6pm to pop out. Then another around 8pm and the 3rd about 10. Just 36 more eggs to go. [​IMG]

    Matt
     
    Last edited: Mar 16, 2009
  2. GaNewChick

    GaNewChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
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    [​IMG] Waiting on updates with pics.
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Good luck.

    I hope you each end up with 18!
     
  4. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    33 sleeping in the brooder, 2 still drying in the incubator, 1 pipped, and 3 not pipped.

    I think the old hovabator worked fairly well.
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    The one pipped has pipped the wrong end, but still seems strong and has a large hole. If it makes no progress by morning I will help slowly.

    Matt
     
  5. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

    Feb 26, 2009
    Southern Pines, NC
    Yeah! That is a great hatch!![​IMG]
     
  6. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    Eggs set out of turner, ready for hatch.


    33 Chicks after the hatch. Still 2 drying in bator and 1 last pipped


    Matt
     

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