UPDATE It has started, finally a pip!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by revelu, Jul 1, 2008.

  1. revelu

    revelu Songster

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    First baby is here! and popped the zipped shell while I was looking, so cute! This is one of my mystery assortment eggs, brown egg, yellow chick (appears that way while wet anyway!)
    hallelujah!!!
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    It will be long night since of course I'll have to check every other minute to see any progress-- today is day 21 for some and day 19 for the others, it will be a long week I guess! The one pipped isn't even the one I was watching wiggling-- go figure
     
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  2. penelope77

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    very exciting, you better get the coffee going.
     
  3. gumpsgirl

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  5. kellim

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    Mine just pipped a few hours ago and was out in less than 2 hours for the first one!!! Congratulations on the upcoming arrivals!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. karanleaf

    karanleaf Songster

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    [​IMG] congrads Revelu on upcoming arrivials. I have 7 eggs left of 8 on day 21 Rouen duck eggs in the bator. Question (it's my 1st homegrown egg hatch) do I stop turning the eggs 3 or 5 days before the hatch date?[​IMG] Was just wondering figured will get good advice from those whom are in the same process.[​IMG] It is 28 days for a hatch right? again congrads to all with new arrivials. Karan
    ps my intls are klf also what ya know small world
     
  7. kellim

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    Quote:3 days before hatch date.

    edited to add that Yep it is 28-30 days for duck eggs!
     
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  8. karanleaf

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    [​IMG] Thanks kellim I am keeping a Duck Diary so I can track turning and any noticeable changes. Any and all suggestions are welcome. [​IMG]
     
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  10. revelu

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    updated first post [​IMG]
     

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