Yeah! 2 external pips! Anyone else hatching Sunday?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chick Phil A, Mar 9, 2013.

  1. Chick Phil A

    Chick Phil A Out Of The Brooder

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    5 left in lockdown from my flock.



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    --------8 hours later--------
    (I'm sitting on my hands)


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  2. The Chickeneer

    The Chickeneer ~A Morning's Crow~

    I dont have any in lockdown yet, but I hope most of your hacth. Good luck!
     
  3. Chick Phil A

    Chick Phil A Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! My wife has broken out the pom-poms to cheer them on.
     
  4. Sphinx

    Sphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck on your hatch!

    *I* technically don't have anything hatching, but I gave some eggs to a girlfriend for her broody. They were set Sunday evening, 3 weeks ago. So, I figure they're supposed to hatch late Sunday, early monday. Two are under the broody still, doing awesome. The third had its' shell crushed by a monster egg yesterday, so we moved it to the incubator. It is alive and wiggling around. Here's a video of the egg. It's kind of cool, and I'm really hoping it hatches.
     
  5. Chick Phil A

    Chick Phil A Out Of The Brooder

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    I was just reading your thread on Miracle or Tragedy and wish that egg all the best!
     
  6. Chick Phil A

    Chick Phil A Out Of The Brooder

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    Heard a peep! This is the first hatch so lots of excitement.
     
  7. robopetz

    robopetz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats y'all, keep us posted!
     
  8. robopetz

    robopetz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Interesting! Good thing the membranes haven't been punctured.
     
  9. Chick Phil A

    Chick Phil A Out Of The Brooder

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    Two have hatched and now the 3rd egg has an external pip.


    The black one is a MUTT & RIR cross that hatched first and the brown one is RIR. Still no visible external pip on the other two eggs.
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    EDIT: Neither one "zipped" around the egg. Both rammed a hole at the external pip and fought until the shell split open.
     
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  10. robopetz

    robopetz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh wow, strong lil chicks. Congrats!
     

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