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OMG! The wait is killing me!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cici_p, Mar 22, 2009.

  1. cici_p

    cici_p Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2009
    How do you people do it???!!!
    Just put my first eggs in the 'bator. . .you mean I have to wait 21 days until they hatch!! [​IMG]
    And I thought watching my empty bator the past two weeks was excrutiating!
    I'm gonna be on this forum a *lot* in the next 21 days. . .
  2. CANDLE98

    CANDLE98 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 29, 2008
    Meridian Idaho
    Me too! I am going to set my first eggs tomorrow!!
  3. justonemorehatch

    justonemorehatch Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 22, 2009
    The first time is always the toughest. The next ones aren't as bad although it's never easy waiting.
  4. cici_p

    cici_p Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2009
    I am like a broody hen with nothing better to do but turn her eggs. I want to be doing something *all the time*!
    Sit on your hands. . .sit on your hands. . .sit on your hands. . .
  5. Fancie

    Fancie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 31, 2008
    know how you feel... I've been bating my muscovy eggs for two weeks now... and still have 3 left... It's almost like being pregnant all over again.
  6. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

    Dec 22, 2008
    GR MI: TN bound!
    I too hate the waiting game
  7. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 15, 2008
    After the first week you just kind of get in an egg turning rhythm and don't notice the days going by. Until about day 16 when you start stressing over day 18 when you have to stop turning them and raise humidity. Then there's day 18-21 where you think they've died the whole time and finally get relieved they've pipped on day 21 only to stress that they've died again cause they don't finish hatching for another day.... [​IMG]
  8. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 21, 2009
    Columbia river gorge
    Akane shhh youre gonna give us ulcers talking like that [​IMG]

    Ill have a day 18 like every 5-8 days till like the second week in april I dont need to hear it im freaking out enough as it is. I cant bealve I got myself in to this perdiecament.[​IMG]

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  9. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2009
    Dillingham, Alaska
    Quote:button quails and coturnix quails hatch in only 17 days.... BUT FOR ME THAT'S STILL TOO LONG!!

    just a suggestion tho. i cant wait!
  10. melissastraka

    melissastraka Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2009
    Hoquiam, WA
    And this is why i havent tried hatching yet! [​IMG] Notice I said "yet"..(When's my bator going to be here?) [​IMG]

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