I have Pipping!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tinalibnania, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. tinalibnania

    tinalibnania Chillin' With My Peeps

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    !st timer at incubation and at 19 days my eggs are rockin and a rolling and 3 have pipped....so much peeping going on!!!....The whole family is eggcited [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    I love my BR's!
     
  2. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]Yay for pipping and peeping. How many are you expecting ? Love your avatar
     
  3. tinalibnania

    tinalibnania Chillin' With My Peeps

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    13..originally 16, I candeled at day 5 and 3 were duds...just not fertilized but the rest seem to be doing great. My hubby thought I was nuts and "hearing things" all night...loll

    Oh, and thank you on the complement, that is daddy Roo, he's a beaut and only 7 months old. He's kept busy with 14 ladies :)
     
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  4. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    Did you set bantams? I know they hatch early. Your temp could be a touch high but sounds like it's going to be a great hatch for you.

    Congratulations.
     
  5. tinalibnania

    tinalibnania Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope, regular BR's...but they come from good stock. As you see in my pics the roo is huge and healthy for a 7 month old and all the ladies (14) started laying at 5 months and 13-14 eggs per day...thay r super chickens I guess.[​IMG]
     
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  6. tinalibnania

    tinalibnania Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And my temp has kinda been all over the place, didn't know what to expect being a first timer.

    Edit...Daughter just noticed number 4 pipped!
     
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  7. tinalibnania

    tinalibnania Chillin' With My Peeps

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    7 out of 13 now....I am exhausted but so happy. These little guys are just so amazing and tough! 5 already acting goofy in the brooder....pics soon!
     
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