I think they're hatching!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lotsachicks, Jan 4, 2011.

  1. lotsachicks

    lotsachicks In the Brooder

    May 25, 2010
    S. Texas
    At 4pm today one of the eleven eggs in my homemade bator pipped!! This is sooo exciting. 4 1/2 hours later 6 have pipped but none have zipped. How long does this take?? This is my first time hatching, so the past 20 days of sitting on my hands and bitting my nails (not an easy task I will have you know) is killing me! I can't wait to see fuzzy butts. I can hear them peeping in there from time to time....This is a bit nerve wracking! I will post pics as soon as I have babies. [​IMG][​IMG]:celebrate:weee:weee:weee:ya
  2. chickenman17

    chickenman17 Songster

    Mar 27, 2010
    Southeast Oklahoma
    It can take up to 24 hours after pipping before they zip and finally hatch. And I know how nervous you feel!!! I feel the same way everytime! [​IMG]
  3. gitlost80

    gitlost80 Trigger Pullet

    Mar 27, 2009
    I am sitting on my hands till the 11th, until then I get my fix off of other peoples peeps hatching! I need Pictures!!!!!!!

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