My Black Giant is PIPPING!UPDATE!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Mom 2em All, May 3, 2008.

  1. Mom 2em All

    Mom 2em All Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2008
    Southeast Michigan
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    Its Day 19!!!!!!!!!

    I wasn't even hyperventilating yet![​IMG] [​IMG] I sure hope its going to be okay...its one of the five survivors from the USPS!
    Last edited: May 4, 2008
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Good luck!! [​IMG]
  3. Keisha

    Keisha Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2007
    didyou have some probllems with the usps? good luck on your eggs by the way [​IMG]
  4. Mom 2em All

    Mom 2em All Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2008
    Southeast Michigan
    yes- they delivered me a box of yolk, shells and 8 eggs out of 18...had weird air cells, no air cells, and dried pieces of shell on the eggs, yolk smears- I am down to five. Most of these were too dark shelled for me to see into when candling. My incubator temps kept going all over the place, down to 97 up to 103...and the one day my temp gauge read 107! After that scare, I was able to see one black giant dancing in the egg...and now its pipped early.

    Right now it is being very sneaky, though...I havent heard a peep, havent seen any movement...there is a pip and then a crack...but I have seen NOTHING, but I am practically living over top the incubator in a trance-so I don't know when it is doing it.

    I am about to go to the mall- hopefully I will have a happy chick when I return (however it took my serama nine hours from pip to hatched, so I wont hold my breath).[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  5. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Sending good vibes. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  6. kaylakala

    kaylakala Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 19, 2008
    Melbourne Florida
    How exciting!!
  7. Jennyhaschicks

    Jennyhaschicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2008
    The best of luck!
  8. Mom 2em All

    Mom 2em All Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2008
    Southeast Michigan
    We have a baby! I came home from the mall to a crybaby in the incubator- two days early!! WOW- is it ever loud! Its talking to the chicks in the brooder, I guess. No movement from the other eggs- don't know if there will be or not...
  9. equine chick

    equine chick Chillin' With My Peeps

  10. farmertank

    farmertank Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2007
    Linden TN
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] I'm wishing you lots of luck. I hope it all turns out good and we can see pics soon.

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