Tonight, May 16, is lockdown. We are hatching!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by silkiechick05, May 16, 2010.

  1. silkiechick05

    silkiechick05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone else locking down??
     
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    ra Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I send happy hatching blessings!! I'm on hatch day and they are a comin!!!!!!!!!!!!!![​IMG]
     
  3. silkiechick05

    silkiechick05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is great!

    This is my first hatch and boy am I nervous!
     
  4. georgialee

    georgialee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine went on lockdown Friday morning and I woke up to a pip this morning (day 20). I can hear peeping but nothing else yet. I can't believe how worried I am for them! I hope they all make it out ok. Good luck with you hatch! [​IMG]

    eta: this is my first hatch too! [​IMG]
     
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  5. luckyduck

    luckyduck Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:We are locked down for may 18 hatch. 24 out of 42 look viable. Doing the dry hatch method, humidity now at 70. Hope we have better luck on this 4th hatch. problems before with faulty thermoeter in hovabator and no instructions given for temps in still air bator.
     
  6. silkiechick05

    silkiechick05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a chirp and it's only day 18!!

    What does that mean?

    Are they really ready to hatch?
     
  7. lemurchaser

    lemurchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm locking down tomorrow night, so I'm a day behind you.

    What do you have in the incubator? And who's chirping already?

    I have my own eggs for the first time ever. I've done a bunch of hatches on shipped eggs, but I decided to go get a rooster and let him stay as long as he was quiet. I just had to cull him, but I've got fertile eggs in the bator from my girls. The rooster was a blue birchen marans, and I've got 7 eggs from my easter egger in there (getting olive eggers) and 2 brown eggs from one of my SLW, BLRW, Partridge Rock, or Columbian wyandotte. I'm so excited to see babies from my own girls.
     
  8. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just hatched out 3 red Sussex and 2 more were pipped earlier. Can't wait to get back home and see if they hatched.
     
  9. silkiechick05

    silkiechick05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:They are chicken eggs. I don't know which egg it was, but I heard it..
     
  10. NYCmadness

    NYCmadness Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,
    I locked down saturday may 15. The chicks are supposed to come out tomorrow!
    All is very quiet in the incubators. Do chicken eggs roll in the last few days of incubation?
     

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