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Space Hatch!!

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by chickeneer45, Aug 27, 2013.

  1. chickeneer45

    chickeneer45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I set twelve eggs exactly three weeks ago and labeled them with their names: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, Neptune, Uranus, Pluto, Asteroid, and Meteor. So far only three have hatched and I am worried that no more will. Ten of the twelve eggs were in the fridge prior to their being set. The three that have hatched so far are Venus, Uranus, and Asteroid. Asteroid and Meteor were the ones set that weren't refrigerated. Two of the chicks are black and one is brown. I will post pics maybe tomorrow. I have six more hatching on Thursday/Friday: Lunar, Solar, Moon, Star, Galaxy,and Comet. I just made this thread so I can post updates and any questions I have! Venus is the brown chick. Uranus (Uri) is the black chick with a white chest, and Asteroid is the chick that just hatched who is entirely black as far as I can tell.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hopefully aliens have not 'possessed' the remaining eggs. I would be scared of the chicks that hatched. [​IMG] Remember "Alien".
     
  3. chickeneer45

    chickeneer45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol! I hadn't even thought of that! I might change one of the names to alien!
     
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    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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  5. chickeneer45

    chickeneer45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Day 22 and still only three of twelve have hatched :( It looks like Jupiter has a pip though which will raise my hatch rate up to a whopping 33% :(
     
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    chickeneer45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jupiter hatched! He is dark brown! And with that, the hatch rate climbs to 33%
     
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    chickeneer45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Moon has pipped and is moving around a lot! Meteor has pipped too, but I haven't seen any movement so I am VERY worried :(
    .... is this normal?
     
  8. chickeneer45

    chickeneer45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Moon and Meteor hatched! One is black and one is brown. And now I have a 50% hatch rate. The second I batch I put down looks promising. Solar has pipped so fingers crossed! So far I have got three identical black fluffs and three differently shaded brown fluffs.
     
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    chickeneer45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nebula pipped as well!
     
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    chickeneer45 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And I feel movement in Galaxy!
     

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