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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Katy, Mar 2, 2008.

  1. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I'm so excited [​IMG] ...it's day 20 on some blue orpington eggs from sunchick and I've got 2 pips!! Maybe I'll actually get my first blue orps!!!!! I've also got a BLRW pipped. Guess I'll get my exercise today going up and down the basement steps!!!!!

    I'd love to get as good a hatch as I just had....of the 9 eggs I had put in the hatcher 7 hatched...although I'm not sure one of them is going to make it.
    Last edited: Mar 2, 2008
  2. [​IMG] Way to go Katy......pics soon.......I am waiting on a bantam egg to finish pippin as I type..........gonna be a long long day here........ [​IMG]
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Isn't it fun, but nerve racking!? It never gets old either. Still amazes me that an egg can go from a plain old egg to a cute fluffly butt in only 21 days.
  4. scgamecock

    scgamecock Songster

    Jan 18, 2008
    Conway SC
    Yah. I'm suppose to get some Blue Orp eggs in April in hope.
  5. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

    Jan 30, 2007
    Come on Orps!!!.... [​IMG]
  6. Smitty's Farm

    Smitty's Farm Songster

    Aug 24, 2007
    St Clair County, Il
    Come on chickies!!!!! [​IMG] I love the blues in any breed!
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    No fair! My Blue Orps are the slowest pippers of any Ive ever hatched. Congrats!
  8. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I didn't expect to see anything on the orps when I went down this morning to check the BLRW. I'd stuck one Marans in with these eggs....my "insurance" egg against lone chicks!!....and it's pipped now too. Too bad I don't have the grandbabies here today to keep me busy!!!!
  9. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    One of the orps is about 3/4's zipped and the other is starting to zip...plus one more of them is pipped!!!!
  10. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    The first Orp is out....doesn't look dark enough to be black and not light enough for splash....I don't think so anyway....dare I say it??!! Do I have my first B-L-U-E Orp!!!??? Can you tell I'm excited? [​IMG]

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