It's hatching!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by robinaggie, Jul 3, 2008.

  1. robinaggie

    robinaggie Flew the Coop

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    I turned off my computer and was going to go to bed. I looked in the hatcher-'bator, 'cuz who can resist?, and one of my mutt eggs had a pip. Then right before my eyes - another pip!! Now the baby has zipped 3/4 around the egg in 30 minutes, and it's not even supposed to hatch until Saturday. What am I going to do with one lonely chickie until the others come out?

    It's peeping, and working, and peeping, and I can't wait 'til.....[​IMG]

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    Sorry but this my first hatch in my whole entire life (and I'm no spring chicken).
     
  2. chilling in muscadine

    chilling in muscadine { I love being disfunctual }

    Jun 8, 2008
    muscadine, al.
    Be the mama. Have fun, I'm doing the same thing right now. I do have bigger chick's for the baby to play with under strick supervision. lol:D PEACE
     
  3. Smitty's Farm

    Smitty's Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 24, 2007
    St Clair County, Il
    Well, keep it in the incubator until it is completely dry before you move it to it's warm brooder. Maybe it's friend will also pop out while the first one is drying.

    If not, stick a small stuffed animal in the brooder with it.

    Good luck!!!! Congratulations on your pips!!! [​IMG]

    I sure wish my turkey eggs would finally pip tonight. [​IMG]
     
  4. robinaggie

    robinaggie Flew the Coop

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    Thanks!

    Turkeys know they are for holidays - so they'll come out on the 4th of July. [​IMG]
     
  5. Smitty's Farm

    Smitty's Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 24, 2007
    St Clair County, Il
    Quote:I do belive you are right. I think they want to be a 4th of July babies. Geeze!!!!!!!

    It's driving me crazy....they should have at least pipped by now....They are late. :mad:
     
  6. robinaggie

    robinaggie Flew the Coop

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    I'd be biting my nails if I were you, but I bet you'll wake up to pips and peeps tomorrow.

    Good vibes. [​IMG]:fl:fl
     
  7. robinaggie

    robinaggie Flew the Coop

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    Now I have two mutt babies that look like twins - one from a white egg and one from a brown. There are two more pipping!! The only thing I can figure is that I should have counted the day I set them as day 1, although I was told not to.

    Gotta go warm up the brooder!!
     
  8. chickens4jojo

    chickens4jojo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations on Your First Hatch!! [​IMG]

    Warning: You will possibly be addicted now! [​IMG]
     
  9. robinaggie

    robinaggie Flew the Coop

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    I have another black baby, but the two eggs that pipped this morning aren't doing anything. This is my first hatch - you know the temptation to help. I am sitting on my hands! [​IMG]
     
  10. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Keep setting on them....it can take awhile!
     

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