Habemus Pituita

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by theghostandmrchicken, May 7, 2011.

  1. theghostandmrchicken

    theghostandmrchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Habemus Pituita!!!

    We have a pip!!!

    When I went by the incubator around 1230 I noticed on of the eggs have a pip in it!

    I am now excited and slightly concerned since their not supposed to start hatching until the 9th. I guess I will have to wait and see what happens.


    I'll update when they start to hatch.
     
    Last edited: May 7, 2011
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Make sure your humidity is good, keep the lid closed, and keep us posted!

    Yay pip!

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  3. theghostandmrchicken

    theghostandmrchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2200 hundred hour and we have another pip from a different egg! [​IMG]

    The date being May 7, 2011

    *update*


    The chicks are very talkative inside the shell.
     
    Last edited: May 8, 2011
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    How's it going?

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  5. theghostandmrchicken

    theghostandmrchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Out of thirteen eggs...

    One never fully developed (around day three),

    7 hatched and we have 7 very happy joyful chicks, (it was a very neat experiance watching life happen)

    and the other five, we have suspicion, that they never fully developed either. But I'm going to keep them in the bator till the ful 21 days are up, then I will do an egg autopsy on them and try to figure out what went wrong.

    Thanks for asking
     
  6. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Quote:Congratulations on your chicks! I always recommend to folks to give them 3 days beyond the 21 days, if they pass the sniff test (and of course candling).

    I have read MANY an account on BYC of how some hatched 3 days later. One fella even threw his eggs and went over to look - there was a chicken sitting there, newly cracked. It survived! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: May 9, 2011
  7. RareBreedFancier

    RareBreedFancier Surrounded by Broodies

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    ChickensAreSweet beat me to it, I was going to say leave them beyond the 21 days if they pass candling and the sniff test too. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: May 9, 2011
  8. theghostandmrchicken

    theghostandmrchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Congratulations on your chicks! I always recommend to folks to give them 3 days beyond the 21 days, if they pass the sniff test (and of course candling).

    I have read MANY an account on BYC of how some hatched 3 days later. One fella even threw his eggs and went over to look - there was a chicken sitting there, newly cracked. It survived! [​IMG]

    Thanks for telling me that.
     

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