I thought it took 28 days?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by racuda, May 26, 2011.

  1. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had nine eggs due to hatch tomorrow under a broody hen. I took tomorrow off from work so I could be home with them. When I come home from work today I found one peachick dead in the run and four were hatched under the hen, with two more pipped. If I had known they would hatch in 27 days I would have taken today off too and maybe saved the one chick.
     
  2. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    So sorry! [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Sometimes the eggs hatch early. Most of my eggs that hatch, hatch a day or 2 before they are actually spose to hatch.
     
  3. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had 3 hatch yesterday at day 27 and 1 today at day 28. You hatch enough of anything then you find out the actual day is more like a guideline. An early hatch is much better than a late one. The late hatches of anything seem to be weaker and have more leg and toe problems.
     
  4. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    After they all hatch I'll post pics so maybe you all can help identify the colors.
     
  5. SuperPeacockman

    SuperPeacockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Please do, where are the eggs from?
     
  6. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    Wonders if I could still get peachicks....

    Maybe the pictures will hold me off??!!
     
  7. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    DAS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's a great seller. I have purple bs silver pied chicks that just hatched from her and six more of her eggs (bronze and spaulding-java) in the incubator. She is also sending me seven more. This is the third year I have bought eggs from her off Ebay. I have two nice white males hatched from her eggs, two years ago, that are breeding this year [​IMG]
     
  9. wannabchick

    wannabchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks for sharing that info
    Xoox
     
  10. frenchblackcopper

    frenchblackcopper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have considered buying eggs from that seller many,many times,,,but it's a distance thing for me,,glad you have great luck with them.I always try to locate eggs within 250 miles from me when bidding-buying,,hoping it will only take 2 days to get them here,although last year on one auction 128 miles away,it took 3 days to get them here.
     

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