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have my first pip in the homemade hatcher updated 7/14

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Grindlefamily, Jul 13, 2008.

  1. Grindlefamily

    Grindlefamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so the waiting game is painfully long! LOL I heard a peep yesterday morning and today I have a pip - we'll see how it goes.



    Louella
     
    Last edited: Jul 15, 2008
  2. ButtonQuailBoy

    ButtonQuailBoy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh yes it IS! Good luck!
     
  3. Grindlefamily

    Grindlefamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it's in the egg singing up a storm - hopefully all goes well. I am more nervous because it's the first hatch in the homemade crate LOL I am more worried about hatching than I was about giving birth!

    haha

    Louella
     
  4. Solsken Farm

    Solsken Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Good luck Louella! [​IMG]

    I am posting a pic of that BR easter egger boy. He is a real sweetie...go look for him in a minute. [​IMG]
     
  5. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Good luck, Grindles...!!! Keep us posted..[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. Grindlefamily

    Grindlefamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    update - day 20 begins with 1 baby out (after sitting in the basement for 1.5 hours with 2 kids watching and waiting and cheering it on) and another almost completely unzipped. The first is a mix and the second is an EE. Fingers crossed for the others - they are in the homemade hatcher and it is a tight squeeze - the little one out is laying on top of other eggs - but that was the way it ended up with 14 eggs in there.
     
  7. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] way to go. Don't forget the pictures.
     
  8. Grindlefamily

    Grindlefamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Second one is out! I don't see any more pips - off to bed - one EE and one mix - can't wait to see them dryed off some - they look like they will be a variety of colors.

    L
     
  9. Grindlefamily

    Grindlefamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1 more is out and another pip - things are doing well!
     
  10. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

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