Virgin Hatcher on Day 19

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Nicolla, Mar 20, 2012.

  1. smchickfarm

    smchickfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well first I am sorry someone stole your chickens!!!!!! that is just wrong [​IMG] I know how nervous you can get!!!!!!! Nothing is wrong, they may not pip still day 21 or 22! [​IMG] so just sit back , sit on those hands [​IMG] wait and don't open the incubator!!!!! Keeping my fingers crossed for you [​IMG]
     
  2. Nicolla

    Nicolla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much!! You're right I really do need to sit on my hands! Its so tempting, but I won't open it anymore [​IMG]
     
  3. MyNameIs86

    MyNameIs86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i am with you!!
    i just went into lock down. eeek. soooo exciting
    anyway, can you hear them peep if it's inside the egg?
     
  4. Nicolla

    Nicolla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I still don't have any movement or any sound at all coming from them. Should I start to worry now? Its day 20 and tonight will be the start of day 21 [​IMG]
     
  5. smchickfarm

    smchickfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no , no worry yet! I have had several hatches that didn't begin pipping till day 21.......my fingers are crossed [​IMG]

    keep us posted!
     
  6. smchickfarm

    smchickfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How are things going? Any updates???????
     
  7. Nicolla

    Nicolla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My husband had to leave for work at 5am and he woke me up because two of my EEs have pipped!! Yay!! I'm so excited! Thank you so much for your help!!
     
  8. smchickfarm

    smchickfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ALL RIGHT!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] I AM SO HAPPY FOR YOU!!!!!!!!!!!
    NOW YOU GET TO SIT BACK AND WATCH THEM HATCH! [​IMG]

    but keep in mind, it can take 24 hours from pip to zip! I have had eggs take a whole day to get out of the egg!!!! So, sit on those hands [​IMG] and don't open that incubator!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Keep us posted [​IMG]
     
  9. Nicolla

    Nicolla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much I will!!
     
  10. Ravie

    Ravie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This thread is comforting to me. I am on day 20. Last night, ONE of my eggs was rolling around. Since this morning, it hasn't moved a bit. I've been sitting by the incubator with my nose (literally) pressed against the window trying to determine if the little egg is moving. Wondering if I did something wrong and killed it.

    My broody hen is on day 20, too. I saw that one of her eggs hasn't hatched yet, but she's sitting tight and won't let me see anything else. I checked for fertility a few days ago, so it WAS a good egg recently. I guess I just need to be patient.

    I get my wisdom teeth out tomorrow, and I'm all paranoid that I'll miss the hatching process, or that my husband won't take care of things properly while I'm out of it.
     

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