PIP!!! PIP!!! **Update 5/2/08**

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mangled, Apr 30, 2008.

  1. mangled

    mangled Songster

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    We're at the end of day 18, and there's my first pip!! When I whistle, I can hear it chirping back!!

    We went outside to do some yard work, and when we came in, there it was!!

    So, now we wait for the other 24, LOL.
    Em
     
    Last edited: May 2, 2008
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Crowing Premium Member

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    Congrats Em! Good luck with your hatch! [​IMG]

    Jody
     
  3. mangled

    mangled Songster

    My humidity is up to 70%. Is that bad, or OK at hatch time?

    No more progress, yet. I keep looking in, lol.

    Em
     
  4. Must Be Losing It

    Must Be Losing It Lost It

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    70% is perfect and good luck! Day 18 seems early though.

    My fingers are crossed for you. It can sometimes take a good 24 hours to have them go from pip to zip to out. Just sit on your hands and walk away - excellent advice I've received from more senior forum members
     
  5. shortcake1806

    shortcake1806 Sassy McSassington

    Sep 11, 2007
    Good luck. It's going to be a long 2-3 days.
     
  6. mangled

    mangled Songster

    I know. I sent the picture of the pip to my husband on his cell, and he wanted to leave work to come home and watch the hatch, LOL. I had to stop him, it would be a waste of a leave-early.

    So, how much sleep do you think I'll get? [​IMG]
    Em
     
  7. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Congrats!!!
     
  8. drafthorse39

    drafthorse39 Songster

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    [​IMG] waiting for a chick is harddddd! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. mangled

    mangled Songster

    Must.NOT.look.in.incubator...

    OMG, I'll be nuts by the time this is done. Does it ever get old?

    And here I am sitting thinking what I'm going to incubate next.
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    Em
     
  10. bearcat73

    bearcat73 Songster

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    Quote:That is so cute that he wanted to come home early to watch it. [​IMG]
     

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