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Jody, I have pips!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Sherriekim, Jan 9, 2008.

  1. Sherriekim

    Sherriekim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have eight of your eggs in the incubator, today is day 20 and I have one Buff Orp and one EE with nice big pips. I should have some fuzzy butts in the morning. [​IMG]
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

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  3. cherndon712

    cherndon712 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] Come on little chickees! You can do it!! [​IMG]
     
  4. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

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    yeah! cant wait to see the chickies. [​IMG]
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    They'd better hurry on out. Mine are coming in right behind them, LOL!
     
  6. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Come on chickies! [​IMG]

    Jody
     
  7. Sherriekim

    Sherriekim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for all the encouragement. It seems to have done the trick. I have one Buff Orp hatched, the EE that pipped last night is more than halfway zipped and at least two more are pipped. Not sure, there might be three pips, but the chick is busy playing pinball! As soon as the hatch is complete, I will take some pics. Ok, I feel like a dork. I am as excited about this hatch as I was my first hatch, that was five hatches ago. Hatch day just makes for a good day. [​IMG]
     
  8. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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  9. Sherriekim

    Sherriekim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know have five chicks and at least one more pip. Wish I could take pictures, but I can't get a good shot through the top of the incubator. Just wondering, those of you with smaller incubators, do you worry about how much the last few eggs to hatch get rolled around by the chicks? And I've seen other posts where people mention that humidity goes up ever time a chick hatchs. Well, my humidity goes through the roof! How much of an impact do you think this has on the remaining eggs yet to hatch? Just curious as it seems like I've always had one to three eggs that end up not hatching, but are fully developed. I don't pull eggs until day 23 unless its real obvious the chicks inside didn't make it. Any ideas? I haven't given up on the last three eggs yet to hatch, I just got to wondering about it as I watched this bunch hatching out.
     
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