UPDATE on eggs that are hatching today!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by perfectly_polish, Mar 8, 2007.

  1. perfectly_polish

    perfectly_polish Crowing

    Mar 1, 2007
    Well I looked in the incubator first thing I did when I got up, but none of the chicks have hatched or pipped yet, I check again a few hours ago and still nothing. Then I went by the incubator and I hear a little "PEEP!" I looked in but still nothing so I walked by again about 10 minutes ago and I hear another "PEEP!" I figured out it was one of the Delware eggs peeping, it still hasn't pipped yet, but hopefully we'll have some chicks tomorrow, I can't wait! Wish us luck and keep you fingers crossed!

    Thanks so much,
  2. thechickenfarmer

    thechickenfarmer Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    fingers are crossed. [​IMG] What kind of eggs are you hatching besides Delawares? Jen
  3. perfectly_polish

    perfectly_polish Crowing

    Mar 1, 2007
    Quote:In the incubator there are Delawears, Dominiques, Partride Plymouth Rocks, Golden Laced Wyandottes, Black Australorps, and Buff Orpingtons.
  4. bigzio

    bigzio Crowing

    Jan 20, 2007
    Sophia, ok I'll wish you luck for a great hatch. Let us know how it went!

  5. perfectly_polish

    perfectly_polish Crowing

    Mar 1, 2007
    Only one hatched...the Delawear chick. I'm not sure why the others didn't hatched they looked perfectly fine. I only candled them on day 7 and 14 and then again on day 23 when they didn't hatch. Most of the egg was dark like there was a chick in it, the temperature stated at 99.5F constantly and the humidy was fine too. I guess just some things aren't ment to be. But since this little guy is lonley I might get some chicks from Salem Feed and Grain when they get them in. How long should I leave the eggs in the incubator before I know they defiently aren't going to hatch. Because this lady on another forum had eggs that were suppose to hatch but she kept them in here incubator 2 more weeks and they did...maybe that was only a one time thing. Hopefully I'll have better luck next time!

    -Sophia :ri

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