I have 25 eggs due to hatch today. So far 3 have hatched and as far as I can tell 5 have pipped. This is my second time hatching eggs. I have a four year old son so its a yearly tradition for us and this is our second year. I give the chick to a local farm once they hatch. How hard is to keep say maybe two or three chickens. I live in a neighborhood with small yards, not even sure I can do it (zoning etc), but I think it might be fun. Anyway, will send pictures soon.