Peeping in shell...UPDATED Pipped!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by needmorechickens!, Oct 7, 2008.

  1. needmorechickens!

    needmorechickens! Songster

    Jul 2, 2008
    West TN
    I got 3 little bantam eggs on day 19. I am using the egg carton method. I came home from work on a lunch break and can hear one peeping and see one rocking back and forth...no pips yet! OMG this is killing me! How long till it pips? [​IMG]

    It's a good thing i have to go back to work....hope there are fuzzy butts when I get back! [​IMG]
    ~Rebecca
     
    Last edited: Oct 7, 2008
  2. They will probably be out when you get home. Unless they are stubborn little ones and shy! Good luck on your hatch!
     
  3. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Crowing

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    Five hundred thousand years until they pip.....at least it will seem that way. Soon you have this [​IMG] but it will seem like forever. You'll probably have your first chickie tomorrow.
     
  4. needmorechickens!

    needmorechickens! Songster

    Jul 2, 2008
    West TN
    Ok this egg is still peeping, I'm worried...- how long can that chick live in there without pipping? :eek:
    ~Rebecca
     
  5. needmorechickens!

    needmorechickens! Songster

    Jul 2, 2008
    West TN
    Oh goodness! It finally pipped! I am so excited! These are little BBS Orp Bantams!!!! I have never hatched a bantam before! Can't wait to see what color it is!
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Please zip quickly chicky!
    ~Rebecca
     
  6. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Songster

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    AWWWW, can't wait to see it either.
     
  7. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
    Minnesota
    It seems forever from pipping to hatching!
    Congrats.[​IMG]
     
  8. Quail_Antwerp

    Quail_Antwerp [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Mrs

    Aug 16, 2008
    Ohio
    Congratulations!!

    [​IMG] [​IMG] Come on little chickies!! [​IMG]
     

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