for those of you who, much like myself, always miss the hatching....

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kerriliane, Jan 8, 2011.

  1. kerriliane

    kerriliane Songster

    Sep 19, 2010
    Langley, BC, Canada

    This chick, went from pip - zip - exploding out of the egg SO FAST!
  2. 1mommahen

    1mommahen Love My Cluckin' Coop

    Mar 20, 2008
    He wanted out BAD!!!!!!!!!! Cute video![​IMG]
  3. PamB

    PamB Songster

    Jul 20, 2010
    Dayville, CT
    Great video! So cute!
  4. HEChicken

    HEChicken Crowing

    Aug 12, 2009
    BuCo, KS
    My Coop
    That is awesome - thank you for sharing. My cat's head jerked around every time the chick chirped! Okay, since I have never done this before and am about to set some eggs (hopefully tomorrow), how long would it be "normal" for the chick to lay and regain its strength after getting out of the egg before standing up? That poor little guy looked just exhausted.
  5. kerriliane

    kerriliane Songster

    Sep 19, 2010
    Langley, BC, Canada
    after that, it got up again within a minute.. stumbled over to another spot, fell asleep, then did it again and again until it was done motoring around the bator and came to rest on top of some eggs... every 5 minutes it moves around a bit.. not much balance definitely looks drunk! lol. and it's only been an hour. it's already getting a bit fluffy too. i'd say by morning it will be pretty strong. My Jan 6/7 hatches are very strong, fluffy singing chicks. one of them sounds like a robin, SO CUTE!
    Last edited: Jan 8, 2011
  6. Baralak

    Baralak Songster

    lol Very nice video!!
  7. kvmommy

    kvmommy Songster

    Jan 2, 2011
    wow...that is one strong chick!vvand too cute
  8. Darn~!! He popped that sucker off and was out in a flash to kick those other eggs all over the place
  9. Petej

    Petej Songster

    Dec 6, 2010
    PDX area
    I want out....NOW!!!!!

    Cute video. I had a couple pop out just like that!
  10. BHep

    BHep Crowing

    Nov 20, 2010
    Faison, NC
    Awwww.... thanks![​IMG]

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