You know you've got the chick-fever when...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by koakritters, Mar 23, 2013.

  1. koakritters

    koakritters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ...You can, from across the room, over the sound of the T.V., hear the very first peeps coming from eggs on day 20! [​IMG] sooo excited, these are the first eggs from my silkies, and i also have 9 shipped bearded silkie eggs in there!!! [​IMG] everything goes right, temp 100 humidity 65 right now...

    i have the two sets of eggs separated by a cardboard box... they should't be able to climb over it yet right? LOL...
     
  2. Bill 101

    Bill 101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just when you think a baby chick CAN'T do something, it will.
     
  3. Easter eggers

    Easter eggers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cool mine are on day 22and nothing I have naked necks
     
  4. Drapery Mary

    Drapery Mary Out Of The Brooder

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    Awww...sweet I love inside the eggs peeps. I hatched one today on day 22 and the other egg is still just sitting. Still hopeful for this one. I need to get them out of there as I have 7 more to go into the lockdown incubator today.

    Here's hoping everything goes well with your hatch!
     
  5. koakritters

    koakritters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    now i'm stuck in that horrible waiting period... i've got one pip i can see so far, but all is quiet again... guess i could spend the time cleaning and sanitizing the brooder pen again...
     
  6. koakritters

    koakritters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    3 blacks 1 grey so far! 17 eggs to go!!! i swear if they are all dark... [​IMG]
     
  7. Drapery Mary

    Drapery Mary Out Of The Brooder

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    Congrats! My second one hasn't hatched yet and today is day 24. I candled it last night and I didn't see any kind of movement so I'm thinking he quit somewhere along the way.

    With 17 more to go, you are sure to have quite a selection.
     
  8. koakritters

    koakritters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am now up to 8! My only problem is that i have 2 different batches in there i had the incubator separated in half, but a couple got thru to the other side... i figured out where they all went except for one...

    I know i have 6 regular silkies and 2 bearded so far, and it's one of the bearded i can't decide if it truly is one or not! [​IMG] i shouldn't have left for an hour!!!! The regular slkies have chance of having some cochin in them, and the 2 lighter colored ones (i know one goes on either side...) the one has black feet and the other has lighter colored feet so i am guessing that tht one goes in with the regular ones but IDK!!! [​IMG] I bought the bearded eggs and am planning on keeping them all and selling most of the regular silkies but now...
     
  9. Drapery Mary

    Drapery Mary Out Of The Brooder

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    Have they all hatched now? I have 7 waiting in the lockdown incubator to pip today. The excitement starts all over again for me.
     
  10. koakritters

    koakritters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i ended up with 12 total, 6 bearded 6 normal. the 6 normal ones are pretty much identical, the other 6 are all different colors! :D
     

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