Tag Archives: hatchling

Egyptians are starting to hatch

Some of our baby Egyptian eggs are starting to hatch.  I was hoping these would be instahatch eggs and hatch in some lucky person’s incubator.  This Egyptian egg was laid on 5/9/19.  It piped on 7/31/19 and slowly is emerging at a tortoise’s pace. This little tortoise weighs around 4 grams.

Instahatch #74; The Russian Escape

Instahatch #74 was a Russian egg that was laid on 3/7/19, shipped to Braintree, Vermont on 5/6/19, delivered 5/7/19, and hatched 4 days later on 5/11/19 for a total of 66 days of development. The egg started to pip at 1254pm and was completely out of its egg at 652pm the same day.  Thats 5 […]

Instahatch eggs #71 & #72; Nature controls it!

#71 and #72 were both Cherryhead tortoise eggs, from same clutch, same ship date, same delivery date.  They both traveled around 600 miles.  #71 was shipped to Soddy Daisy, Tennessee. #72 was shipped to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. #71 piped 7 days after being delivered (total days incubated 101).  #72 piped 16 days after being delivered […]

Remember instahatch #55, 56, & 57?

Instahatch eggs #55, #56 and #57 are Leopard instahatch eggs that were shipped to me from friend back on 4/17/19 and delivered on 4/18/19.  They were shipped on DD (developmental day) 95.  The first one hatched on 5/11/19.  It took 23 days from the day of delivery to hatch.  The total DD was 119.  The […]