I'm So Excited!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by StarChicken, Jun 2, 2017.

  1. StarChicken

    StarChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so excited! I have eight eggs in an incubator due for hatching on June 3. This morning, I have two pips!

    For some reason, probably my math ability, my chicks hatch a day early.

    I can't wait . . . gonna go watch chicks hatch!
     
  2. peopleRanimals2

    peopleRanimals2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats!! Don't forget to post pictures :D
     
  3. IZZYBELLA

    IZZYBELLA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very exciting - congrats! I have some due under a broody on Tuesday and I can't wait!
     
  4. StarChicken

    StarChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nothing yet . . . still two pips. This waiting is eggzausting!
     
  5. peopleRanimals2

    peopleRanimals2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :lol:
     
  6. StarChicken

    StarChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Number 1 has unzipped her shell and is out! Stumbling around a bit, but that's to be expected. So far, the first pip hasn't done anything more. I'm hoping for the best, though.

    I tried to take a picture, but the incubator is too dim to see through well enough.
     
  7. StarChicken

    StarChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have a third pip!

    Gotta go get waterer and feeder! Hope to have two more by the time I get home.
     
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  8. peopleRanimals2

    peopleRanimals2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yay!
     
  9. StarChicken

    StarChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just now watched the second fuzz butt work her way out of the shell! A third one is working on it. . . working on it. . . A couple more pretty large pips!
     
  10. StarChicken

    StarChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have four out now, but one can't seem to stay upright. She turns over and over, and it seems she may not be able to control her head.

    Is there anything I can do for her, or should I go over to the emergency forum to ask?
     

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