I think I am gonna faint!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by debilorrah, May 13, 2010.

  1. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Ducks aren't due til Sunday - I HAVE A PIP!!!!!
     
  2. L0rraine

    L0rraine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey, news like this makes those poor 'late hatchers' feel like those poor pregnant women past their due date (which is most of them) when they hear about the "lucky duck" who has their baby ten days early.

    Congrats though!
     
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:[​IMG] Thanks! I was shocked! And I am glad to see you are still around [​IMG]
     
  4. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    That's great! I'd rather have early pips than no pips!
     
  5. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That sounds about right to me. I run my temps about half a degree above the recommendation, and it turns out early hatches with vigorous ducklings for me about a day early pretty consistently.

    Also, I usually get a pip about two days before the actual hatch, so a pip today will probably be a duckling Saturday so if the rest pip tomorrow... you'll still have most of your babies on Sunday. [​IMG]

    Have fun!
     
  6. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

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    always changing
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  7. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:I understand one day early - this is FOUR!
     
  8. LindseyM12

    LindseyM12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    This is my first hatch from my own pekin eggs too and only 2 out of 6 made it to the CHICKEN lockdown. HAHAHAHA! 7 of the chicks hatched and I didn't expect the ducks til at least Sunday morning, as day 28 is 7 pm Sunday.
     
  10. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

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    Has anyone warned you of how stinky hatching ducks is....... [​IMG]
     

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