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SEBBIES HATCHED!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Rare Feathers Farm, Mar 13, 2009.

  1. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    I set two of my own eggs and yesterday was day 30. Wednesday when I got home from work they were both rocking & talking. But no pips. Last night, when I got home they were both pipped and I could see their little bills. This morning, no real change. The temp is 99-99.5 and the humidity is 84% to 85%. I’ve heard that sometimes you have to help them out of the shells?

    **UPDATE**
    Hubby just called & said that one is completely out of the shell & "ugly." LOL Poor thing! He said the other one is rocking & rolling & has a "big line in it." Must be pipped? AHHH---this is so frustrating, to be stuck at work another HOUR!
     
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  2. Happy Chicken Mama

    Happy Chicken Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    After they pip they HAVE to rest. Im not sure for how long... so dont get too worried just yet.

    There a lot of Sebbie people out there I'm sure thay are going to have lots of good advise!

    Good luck!!!
     
  3. Mrs. Turbo

    Mrs. Turbo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2009
    ky
    from the first pip it could take 2 days for them to hatch,just make sure they have an air hole and don't get dried out.
     
  4. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Thanks....I know they need to rest but chicks usually pop out by now! [​IMG]
     
  5. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Mrs. Turbo :

    from the first pip it could take 2 days for them to hatch,just make sure they have an air hole and don't get dried out.

    Yes, they both have air holes. I actually see their little nostrils & bills. The humidity has been 84-85%...is that okay? Do I need to spray the eggs more? I'm just paranoid about opening the brooder...​
     
  6. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    I called my hubby at lunch and NO PROGRESS. [​IMG]
     
  7. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    If they arent hatched by tomorrow morning, then I would help them out. Check them early in the morning though.
     
  8. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:So that would make it about a day & a half since they first pipped...
     
  9. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:So that would make it about a day & a half since they first pipped...

    I should probably say that I have never hatched sebbies, but that is what I would do.

    When I hatched my toulouse gosling, it pipped the air sac on day 26, the shell on day 27, and hatched on day 28.
     
  10. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    And how do I help them out? Crack the shells completely? Or just bit by bit? I don't want to hurt them. [​IMG]
     

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