My Sportsman is PEEPING !!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by greentree, Apr 13, 2008.

  1. greentree

    greentree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG!!! [​IMG]I woke up this A.M. and my incubator is talking!!!

    I had to leave town early Thursday to go to a funeral, and got home yesterday. I moved the eggs to the bottom before I left, and had DS put the sponge in on Friday. I did not get to check in the humidity until last night!! It was my best guess whether it was good or not, since I had never done it before!!

    This first one is zipped, but I think I hear more peeping... [​IMG]

    I ordred a clear door(mine is older, and doesn't even have a WINDOW), but it will not be here till NEXT week!!![​IMG]

    Come on ,little chickies!!

    Nancy
     
  2. donnap1967

    donnap1967 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The suspense must be killing you not being able to see in there. [​IMG]

    I know I couldn't keep my eyes of the incubator for the last couple days.

    How many do you have in there?

    Go little chickies...Go!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

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  3. greentree

    greentree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It IS killing me!!!! [​IMG]I keep putting my ear up there!!

    I got the one Cochin chick out, and the first Dominique is peeping now!! He was zipped earlier...

    There are 19 Dominique, and 8 Cochins, plus I just added 14 blue/ blue wheaton Ameraucanas!!

    My first hatch ever is actually working!![​IMG]:yiipchick:yiipchick

    Nancy
     
  4. Smitty's Farm

    Smitty's Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations!!!!!! [​IMG] We expect updates w/ pictures when you get a chance. How many have hatched now? Good luck!!!!!! Isn't it exciting!
     
  5. greentree

    greentree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I now have 5 Doms and 2 Cochins, and the bator is talking again!!

    It is sooo exciting!! I am sure some of the thrill wears off after a few hatches, right?

    I wish more of the Cochin eggs looked pipped, but I am TRYING not to look in there!!

    Does anyone know the sexing pattern for the Doms?

    Nancy
     
  6. tat2edlady

    tat2edlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Greentree you asked?
    It is sooo exciting!! I am sure some of the thrill wears off after a few hatches, right?

    Nope never does only gets worse. LOL

    Mindy

    and congrats on the new chicks
     
  7. donnap1967

    donnap1967 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on the new babies! Can't wait to see pictures!!! [​IMG]
     
  8. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Wooo hoooo! I couldn't stand it if I couldn't see in!!
     
  9. ncgnance

    ncgnance Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The thrill NEVER wears off!! That's why I have 25 babies at home and 31 eggs in my incubator 5 hours away from home where I'm working. I have never experienced this kind of addiction and I just can't help myself. Someone said that rigor mortis is the only cure....I believe it..
     
  10. greentree

    greentree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oooo, I am in big trouble!! I knew the chickens were addicting and getting me in trouble, and now hatching, too????!!! I hear the moving van as my husband packs his things.......LOL

    I have about 14 Doms and 8 Cochins!! I can't believe all the Cochins hatched!!! They came from a show breeder, and he wanted me to trim their butt feathers to make better contact, but I never got around to it!! I had better fertility with them than the Doms.

    Thanks, everyone!!

    Nancy
     

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