We have "pippage"

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by pips&peeps, Apr 15, 2008.

  1. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    My first sebastopol baby has pipped! Woo Hoo

    I checked the eggs last night to spray them down and I held the egg to my ear just to see if anything was in there and I could feel the little bugger jumping around.

    This morning the shell has been pipped. I have two more I am hoping to pip in the next couple of days.

    I'm soooooo excited!!!!!!!

    I have another six eggs that I checked for fertility yesterday also and so far 5 of the 6 look good. The last may just be a little later to develope, it's only been 4-5 days for it.

    Babies, Babies, I'm gonna have some babies.[​IMG]

    Edited to add, "Yes, I am doing the happy dance."
     
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  2. shortcake1806

    shortcake1806 Sassy McSassington

    Sep 11, 2007
    Yippeee, don't you just love hatch day!
     
  3. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    I don't think my digital hygrometer is working right. Does anyone know anything about the old fashioned thermometer with a wet bulb?

    Are the temperatures supposed to be pretty much equal to mean the humidity is high???
     
  4. Crunchie

    Crunchie Brook Valley Farm

    Mar 1, 2007
    Maryland
    [​IMG] Woohoo!! Goslings!! I'd be doing the happy dance, too!

    By the way, I'm totally stealing the word "pippage" [​IMG]

    I thought that equal temps meant 100% humidity? But I could be totally wrong.

    ETA: A chart I found on google indicates that yes, if the temps are equal the humidity is around 100%
     
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  5. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    Thanks for the info. I've gotta go out and see what the reading is.
     
  6. DouglasPeeps

    DouglasPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2008
    Colorado
    Yea! Congratulations! [​IMG]

    Where are the pictures?
     
  7. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    Pics will not be available until the munchkin arrives. [​IMG]

    We will not open the incubator...... we will not open the incubator...... we will not open the incubator.
     
  8. KKluckers

    KKluckers Time Out

    Sep 4, 2007
    I have five seb. eggs in the bator now. How long have yours taken to pip? I also have two buff eggs which are larger, so I think they will take the full 32 days.
     
  9. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    I believe today is day 28. The egg was laid on the 17, I think I set it the next day.
     
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  10. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    My baby finally hatched after a day and a half of waiting. I believe it is a girl.

    I will post a photo later tonight once she has had a nap and dries off.

    I'm a mommy.......[​IMG]
     

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