I have to admit that I have no patience *picture*

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by beverlyl, Oct 22, 2009.

  1. beverlyl

    beverlyl Out Of The Brooder

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    I am now on day 20 and think that I may go insane waiting for the eggs to hatch. So if i set them on Fri night, I know that I don't count Fri so should I expect pipping in the morning, evening, or just whenever they decide? I am not going to be home for most of the afternoon/evening will they be okay?
    Here is my drunk chickie? Is it normal for the chickie to stumble around?
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    why is there a small pile of yolk in the incubator?
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  2. possumqueen

    possumqueen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They'll be okay. If you have a turner in your incubator of course you would turn it off. Chickies don't need much of anything for a little while after they hatch, except to be warm and comfortable so they can rest.

    Shucks, if they were at a hatchery they would get packed up and shipped through the mail to their new owners!

    What YOU need is a stiff drink and someone to hold your little hand, Mama.[​IMG]
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm stuck in the same boat. Day 20 and waiting. And waiting. And waiting.
     
  4. Whimsical Farming Wife

    Whimsical Farming Wife Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello! (I am new to the forum) I have a little silkie sitting on 6 Columbia/Barred Rock eggs- day 21!! I am so excited, I can't stay out of there!
     
  5. Whimsical Farming Wife

    Whimsical Farming Wife Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh my goodness- A little black & white chick has hatched!!! Now I am just wondering how long the window can be between the hatching of eggs in a clutch. There are 4 remaining (one must have broken somewhere along the line). I wonder how long I should wait before removing any remaining unhatched eggs.
     
  6. country freedom

    country freedom Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. missfitch

    missfitch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from Ohio, [​IMG]
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    Please Post Pictures.... I'm expecting too, maybe that will pre-occupy my mind. LOL
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  8. neferset

    neferset Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yours were due about the same time as my ducklings. (Though I'm still waiting on some more ducklings, too.) How did it go???
     
  9. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I've been hearing chirping coming from the eggs, and just now I got a pip!!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  10. Whimsical Farming Wife

    Whimsical Farming Wife Out Of The Brooder

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    Everyone is so friendly~ I think I could get quite comfy here! I tried to get a pic of the one chick, but mama was not so cooperative!
    Alright- out I go to check... again!
     

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