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Hatch 2

2 Apr

Baby chick breaks free from the shell. Sorry this is a long one!

The Anticipation Is Building!

31 Mar

Egg Hatching Calendar

The anticipation is killing me! We have eggs set to hatch on Sunday. This is my 2nd attempt at a hatch, the 1st one didn’t turn out well, but that is a story for another time. So far, this one has gone perfectly. I know at least 2 have little squirmy chicks in them!

The one’s I am most excited about are too dark to see when candling. They are from our beloved, Splash Orpington, Emma & her betrothed, Blue Orpington, Party Horn.

I just added the extra water & I am a bit concerned about the temperature. Last time, I added water & like a doofus, didn’t think to add WARM water. The temp dropped significantly. This time, I added warm water & I have my fingers crossed. According to the directions, I am not to open the incubator until after the hatch. Oh my! I can’t wait to see them! That will be torture!

Sleep tight my lovelies. I can’t wait to meet you!