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Hatching now **pics**

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by horsejody, Mar 13, 2008.

  1. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

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    Today is day 20. Chickies started hatching last night. Right after dinner a Blue Jersey Giant popped out. When I went to bed I had 1 chick and 5 pips. When I got up there were 2 chicks. The 2nd one is either blue or splash. It's hard to tell right now. Another hatched while I was in the shower. It wasn't even unzipping yet before I got in the shower. The one last night came out fast too. Boy, when okcarla's giants want out of their eggs they don't waste any time. A little Silkie was unzipped but stopping to rest when I had to leave for work. WHY DO I HAVE TO HAVE A JOB!!!! Now I am going to worry all day about temperature spikes and babies needing help out! Sorry the pics are blurry, but I couldn't get a better one through the window. I am also including a picture of the little girls I bought at the feed store on Sunday.

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  2. ebonykawai

    ebonykawai Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sweet!! Good luck on the rest of the hatch!
     
  3. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what is the purpose of a water wiggler?

    adorable chicks!
     
    Last edited: Mar 13, 2008
  4. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    awe, congrats! Cuties!!!
     
  5. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    LinckHillP - the water wiggler simulates the temperature inside the egg.

    (edited because apparently I can no longer spell!)
     
    Last edited: Mar 13, 2008
  6. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Quote:Aproximate the inner temp of the eggs.
     
  7. moonlitfarms

    moonlitfarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is the bowl for (whipped topping bowl)?
     
  8. littlebanty

    littlebanty Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Thats what I was wondering....I think it has water in it for humidity?
     

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