My First Pip

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kinardmommy, Apr 10, 2008.

  1. kinardmommy

    kinardmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am a few hours away from day 21 and I have my first pip!!! Never done this before and I am sooo excited.

    Nikki:clap
     
  2. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
    Missouri
    Post pics when/if u can!!! I've never done it, and probably never will (I'm invensting in broody breeds) but I love hearing about it!!!!! Good luck!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. kinardmommy

    kinardmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is my hatch temp supposed to be? It is at 101 and I have a LG still air bator. The humidity is at 68%.
     
  4. Tsagirl

    Tsagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 9, 2007
    Eugene,OR
    ohhh good temps and humidity!!

    I have 2 pips as well in my incubator!

    What are you hatching? I am hatching for this first one, Buff Orphs!

    gosh this is nerve racking...hhhahaha!

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  5. kinardmommy

    kinardmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I have a few muts and a few bantams that I ordered off the internet. I oly have one that has pipped and that was four hours ago. He has done nothing since then. Is this normal??[​IMG]
     
  6. Tsagirl

    Tsagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 9, 2007
    Eugene,OR
    yes, It sometimes will take up to 24hrs for them to zip, though this has never happened to me. So don't worry they need to rest and gather the strength for the zipping. Don't worry everything is gonna be great!
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  7. kinardmommy

    kinardmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first one is out and about and it looks good. Four more have pipped. I will post pics ASAP:jumpy
     
  8. Parson's Wife

    Parson's Wife Blessed Abundantly

    Jan 22, 2008
    Arkansas
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  9. McGoo

    McGoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Great news for you. I'm on day 20 and hoping too! [​IMG]

    Pleeeease send photos if you can [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  10. kinardmommy

    kinardmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well it is three days after my first post and I am just now able to take a second and give an update. so far over half of the eggs have hatched (16). I would love to post pics but I simply can't figure out how. I read the "how to post pics" FAQ but I don't want to be charged monthly by photobucket and I don't understand my other option. I am not an idiot just not really computer savvy and up to date with technology terms. Can anyone help?


    Thanks,
    Nikki
     

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