Hatching right now

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by matt1898, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. matt1898

    matt1898 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I decided to make a new thread concerning these guys. My gf was joking about them hatching in the middle of this snow storm....and guess what I find when I get home. lol.

    4 have pipped/zip whatever you call it, and all of those eggs are wiggling around like mad. One chick even has her beak poking out just a tad. However, the humidity in the house has been all over the place due to the snow and wood heat that we are using.

    I have an old hygrometer that is saying it is around 60%, but I'm not sure how reliable that is. There is very little water left in thetrays of the bator. [​IMG]


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    My concern is i see the membrane has gone a little white, so I'm worried about them getting dried out. I know this is way early in the hatching process and the chicks seem to be really active and strong. What do ya'll think?
     
  2. matt1898

    matt1898 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Since I took these pics, they are making more progress. One of the wyandottes wants out right now!
     
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  3. Nana D

    Nana D Out Of The Brooder

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    This is so cool.. Thanks for the pics, and sharing your experience.. [​IMG]
     
  4. matt1898

    matt1898 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Nana D

    Nana D Out Of The Brooder

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    More pics please.. Can't wait to see them all..
     
  6. matt1898

    matt1898 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will post more once I've moved them all into the brooder and they are up and moving. The incubator looks like a big mess at the moment. Lots of blood from that one chick. :(
     
  7. Nana D

    Nana D Out Of The Brooder

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    Looking forward to seeing your baby pictures.
    I am still waiting on my rooster to work his charm with the girls. He has been with us over a month now and nothing, he wont even crow anymore.He was a free range rooster, so being in a cage is going to take some time for him to adjust to. I put 3 eggs in the incubator, waited and candled them a week later, Nothing.
    I miss raising peeps.
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