We have peeps!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by wvcruffler, May 17, 2009.

  1. wvcruffler

    wvcruffler Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 18, 2009
    Elkins, WV
    Howdy all,
    Well, this is the continuing saga of my first batches of the year. We had 11 of 42 in the hovabator hatch at day 18-19. The Marsh Roll-X had many more fertile looking eggs that we took off the roller at day 18. However, by day 22, not a peep! Well today (day 23) I came downstairs to find 2 little chicks flopping around in the bottom and 2 more eggs with pipps, so it looks like the hatch has started. As opposed to my stupidity with the styro, I WILL NOT open this one until Tuesday (which should be about 48 hours since first hatch). One is a maran and the other a phoenix (the shels are pencil marked. Anyway, wish me luck!
  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

    Mar 16, 2009
    onchiota NY
    good luck--my hatch is ending phew it's been scattered since Tuesday...

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