End of Day 17...I JUST HEARD PEEPING!!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by HB&B, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. HB&B

    HB&B Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 8, 2010
    Woodlawn, TN
    So Hatch date isn't until saturday, but I went out and Candled the eggs one last time. I have them all numbered. There are a few days variation between the 5 eggs under 1 bantam broody. When I looked through Egg #1 I heard a little peep! I put my ear up to the egg for about a minute and I could hear it pecking at the shell and its little claws scratching inside. I am so EXCITED!!!!! [​IMG] I just hope that my broody hen doesn't mind the couple days variation in my eggs...If not I'll just move them under my other broody. I will keep everyone posted.
  2. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    Congratulations! They aren't a sure hatch yet though - don't disturb them at his point - they have to have that constant heat and humidity to be able to get out of the shell.

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