UPDATED...Babies are HERE PICS****

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dwegg, Dec 21, 2010.

  1. dwegg

    dwegg Chillin' With My Peeps

    My first time hatching so I decided to chronicle my process with pics...sorry if this is boring but as a newbie it would have helped me...and come Sat./Sun. we'll find out if I did it right!
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    I decided to cut up some foam egg cartons so to try and lesson the effect of 'egg-soccer'..
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    I left two eggs out free to see what happens if they just sit free on the wire like people say to do.
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    All done and ready to lock-down...
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    Last edited: Dec 24, 2010
  2. coltssuperbowl83

    coltssuperbowl83 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nicely done! Did those little two egg holder things come with your bator or where did you get those? I need some. Good luck with you hatch. I'll be looking forward to updates. Take care. [​IMG]
     
  3. dwegg

    dwegg Chillin' With My Peeps

    I just cut up some egg cartons flat-side and then I decided to turn them over as I thought that the chicks could flip them over too easy the other way...
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  4. shabbyfarm

    shabbyfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I remember when my incubator was nice and clean like that, [​IMG] but it has been a long time ago !!!!!!! Nice pictures and good thinking on egg corrals !!!! Good luck with the hatch !!
     
  5. dwegg

    dwegg Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have three 'pips' and I can hear chirping...yay!
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  6. Inkheart

    Inkheart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 15, 2010
    Columbus Ohio
    Congrats! Great pics - cant wait to see the lil ones!
     
  7. sheilawagner

    sheilawagner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, I also have a pip!!

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    The very first pip in the incubator of 21 eggs. It was at 1am early this morning, for a Christmas Eve hatch, a little early. I was keeping vigil beside the egg, until I could not keep my eyes open any longer.

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    My dogs Kimi and Rummy also kept vigil by my side, waiting for the chicks' arrival. In the meantime, Rummy watches over the 1 week old chicks that hatched from the previous batch.

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  8. Inkheart

    Inkheart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 15, 2010
    Columbus Ohio
    Quote:Ok that second pic is the BEST! Airedales are such neat dogs and oh so protective ! Congrats on the pips!
     
  9. IdealisticRoo

    IdealisticRoo Chicken Tender

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    I went into lockdown yesterday with my 2 eggs (out of 62) - shipped eggs, first time with a homemade incubator, need I say more lol

    I have spent hours peering through the window at the silent eggs! They aren't even due until tomorrow at the earliest!

    Congratulations on your pips and Happy Hatching to us all! [​IMG]
     
  10. Inkheart

    Inkheart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 15, 2010
    Columbus Ohio
    Quote:What are you hatching out ?
    I have an incubator on my Xmas list - so we will see - if i get it - could be bad! well err good
     

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