my incubator is peeping!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by stonykill, Mar 22, 2011.

  1. stonykill

    stonykill Overrun With Chickens

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    I set 23 of my own Sumatra eggs on 3-3. Lockdown was yesterday. This morning I thought I heard a peep, but also thought it might have been from the 2 week old Ducks in the other room. Then at 10:30 I noticed a few of the eggs looked like they rolled, and 1 has a little pip! Unchanged and it is now 4:30, but still...a pip! And I hear faint peeping once in a while. And with my ear to the incubator, I know it is from the eggs! 1st time incubating, so I'm pretty excited. I don't think I'll sleep the rest of the week. The hatch is supposed to start thursday.....
     
  2. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

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    Yay! I love peeping incubators!!

    Post pic once they make it out. Sumatra babies are beautiful!!
     
  3. stonykill

    stonykill Overrun With Chickens

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    and another pip![​IMG]
     
  4. themadbackpacker

    themadbackpacker Out Of The Brooder

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    Congratz! That's got to be a pretty exciting feeling.. [​IMG]
     
  5. stonykill

    stonykill Overrun With Chickens

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    it is! So I'm looking at the new pipped egg. And it practically jumps! Rocks back and forth, and I see what appears to be a tiny beak!
     
  6. stonykill

    stonykill Overrun With Chickens

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    I woke up this morning to 2 little peepers! It's really neat how they zipper themselves out. I see new pips as well!
     
  7. kfchickenlady

    kfchickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    congrats on your new chicks, so exciting isnt it? [​IMG]
     
  8. stonykill

    stonykill Overrun With Chickens

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    it's great! of all my chickens my Sumatras are by a long shot my favorites!
     
  9. snazzyboots

    snazzyboots Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on your successful first hatch!!!
     
  10. stonykill

    stonykill Overrun With Chickens

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    one of the pips is actively working on a zipper!
     

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