why is it that the last two or three days always seem to be the longest when your hatching a brood. I have two days on one lot and three on the other, but they seem to drag it just could be my excitement . Trev
I agree Trev, the last days seem to drag. I have some hatching in 2 days time and I spend alot of time checking the temp and humidity. I can forget doing anything else on hatching day. I spend the time between the kettle and the incubator!!
My hatch has finished. I got 18 chicks a mixture of Blue Australorp, Splash Australorps, Speckled Sussex and Plymouth Rock.
There is a special little chick I am quite taken with and fingers crossed she's a hen as I have called her Princess. I thought the hatch had finished earlier but found one last egg pipping. I didn't hold much hope for it but left it in overnight and went to bed with my fingers crossed. I was woken during the night to a very LOUD chirp and there he was, he is out of a splash egg and he is a lovely bluey colour. ( I think he's a rooster).
I don't name all my chickens except the active roosters, but every now and again a name comes up.
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