They have started hatching! PICS!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ZuniBee, Jan 30, 2008.

  1. ZuniBee

    ZuniBee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just started day 20 at 6pm today. I checked and no pips or anything. I was sitting here reading the forum and started hearing a loud peeping. No pips. After about an hour of peeping I finally see a pip in one of the Jersey Giant eggs. A couple of minutes ago the second Jersey Giant pipped. It's going to be an interesting next 4 days as the bator hatches and the broody is on day 18 today.

    Why do the chicks always seem to hatch at night. I have to get up at 5 am so I'm supposed to go to bed....and they pip....
     
    Last edited: Jan 31, 2008
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I bet you are so eggcited. Good luck with your hatch. [​IMG] We want to see chickie pics when it's complete. [​IMG]

    Jody
     
  3. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!! Keep us posted.
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Sneaky little devils, they are, Jay. They like to party at 3 a.m. Hmm, I sense a sick day coming on....
     
  5. Pinenot

    Pinenot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine loved the night too [​IMG] They're little buggers!
     
  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I actually almost prefer it when they decide to hatch at night....if I'm sleeping I don't stress myself out checking them all the time!! [​IMG]
     
  7. cherndon712

    cherndon712 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My button quail hatched at night...But at least you got to see a pip!! I didn't even get that!
     
  8. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Hurry with the photos!
     
  9. ZuniBee

    ZuniBee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jumped out of bed this morning ...... and no chicks yet. Four of the Jersey Giants have pipped and they are singing. Hopefully I will have chicks when I get home from work. Also, today is day 19 for the broody. I hope to be able to see something under her.... hmmm sick day.... cough cough.....

    Edited to add: Cyn, one of Silvers eggs has pipped too!
     
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  10. ChicknThief

    ChicknThief Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:3 am here and yep, our first one is zipping....veryyyyy.....slowly.....

    Good luck with your hatch!!! Come on Chickies!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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