shipped eggs

  1. CaptainCupcake

    Magicfly/Janoel12 Incubating Maximum Eggs- Shipped

    So I decided to attempt hatching Shipped eggs off of eBay. I ordered Black Copper Marans and Bielefelder eggs. The Bielefelder eggs came in today (Friday), and the Marans will be in by Tuesday. They were supposed to get here the same day, but I guess there was a typo in the description on when...
  2. FosterFeathers

    Hatching Silkie Eggs with Damaged Air Cells

    Hello all! So we have been incubating some silkie (possible satin/drizzle) eggs that I bought on EBay. And as with many shipped eggs, we had some pretty messed up air cells. Anyhow, we are on day 19, in lockdown. I have read a million different articles on how to treat eggs with damaged air...
  3. P

    Are my eggs still viable?

    Hi I was wondering if anyone would be able to give me some advice on my Silkie bantam eggs. My first time attempting incubating. Candled the eggs on day 10 and just wondering if people could advise me whether or not they look viable? Had some problems maintaining temperature to start with but...
  4. sjango

    Help ID Reattached Air Cell

    I've hatched plenty of batches of eggs in my incubators before, and even shipped eggs once, but they were handled with great care. This is my first time handling shipped eggs that had severely detached air cells. I'm on day 7 and most look like the picture below and the lighter area on the...
  5. AltonaAcres

    Shipped Hatching Eggs, Any Advice??

    Hey everyone! Hope ya'll are having a great Tuesday. My friend ordered me 12 Orpington hatching eggs for my birthday and she got an update that they are coming today! I will head by her house to pick them up as soon as she texts me. I have hatched two batches of shipped eggs before and had a 20%...
  6. FoodFreedomNow

    ISO Black Indian Runner Hatching Eggs

    Looks like my Runners have started laying again:woot, so am hoping another BYCer's have, too. Please let me know if you have Runner hatching eggs (BBS or just black) or if you expect to have some in spring that can be shipped. TIA!
  7. Hatching Shipped Eggs

    Hatching Shipped Eggs

    I've wanted some breeds of birds that weren't available in my area or were too expensive so I started looking into shipped eggs of those breeds. I've bought a lot of eggs and I've learned information along the way. I've been seeing several people post questions about incubating shipped eggs and...
  8. SBFChickenGirl

    Shipped eggs, Air cells, and Hatch-a-long

    I recently bought 18 eggs from a Dutch bantam breeder. I have never hatched shipped eggs before. Some of the air cells are "saddled" and others are not attached. I have read that you have to put these eggs in egg cartons on day 18. But what about beforehand? Do they need a different humidity...
  9. J

    Orienting shipped eggs upright for lockdown

    Lockdown for my California quail eggs begins tomorrow. I've read about how shipped eggs sometimes survive until lockdown but still fail to hatch. Is this true, and is it because of damaged or detached air cells? Should I cut out pieces of the egg carton they were shipped in to make little...
  10. hkb

    Harvest Micromoon

    How do I do a hatch-along? Like... this? Am I doing it? I just put some eggs in the 'bator after some of them had quite an adventure. There are 17 mille fluer d'uccle in there that finally got to me after being shipped from Newfoundland on Monday. The seller requested the eggs be held for...
  11. J

    timing Lockdown for shipped CA Quail eggs, and positioning eggs upright

    Hi all! I bought 9 California (a.k.a. Valley) Quail eggs online. The seller told me which day they were laid - let's call this Day 0. Here's a timeline: - Day 0: Eggs laid. - Day 2: They were shipped (I have no idea what happened between Days 0 and 2, or whether they were incubated). - Day...
  12. C

    Foam egg chick!(Hatched) Have unhatched eggs left, How to help them or wait?

    Yesterday was day 21 for Paint Silkie eggs, one chick had foam coming out of egg half way through the zip. I have never seen this before so I didn't end up helping the chick till this morning because I had no idea what it was. The chick is all clean and in Hatcher drying off as of this morning...
  13. Happy Henny

    June Silkie Hatch-A-Long

    Hi, I'm Hatching shipped eggs for the first time from Magnolia silkies. They are Blue and Splash silkie bantam hatching eggs and I put all 3 of my eggs in the incubator already. I candeled them yesterday and they are all developing well but one has a detached aircell. They are due to hatch...
  14. john_wrightson2003

    HATCHING SHIPPED EGGS FOR FIRST TIME!!! COULD USE SOME ADVICE.

    So, I bought some eggs off of eBay, and they sat for about 4 days, being rotated about 4 or 5 times a day... and i just stuck em in the incubator (or box as i call it). And i was wondering if there is any special treatment that they need to have for the first few days, or weeks, or what? So, i...
  15. Cristalzita

    Detached Air Sacs from shipped eggs under my Broody hen

    This is my first time hatching and I was only prompted to because one of my hens goes broody every summer. This year I ordered her fertilized eggs and she has been diligently sitting on them. I was having trouble candeling on the 10th day and to be honest I saw that most people recommend not...
  16. BirdsBeesTrees

    Dilemma need advice

    So I bought 5 Ayam Cemani eggs on Ebay, and she sent 6. All well packaged and none were broke. They seemed really small but I put them in the incubator. I got 3 to hatch! They other 3 were fertile but didn't progress. Now here's the problem. I looked up information and they said that pink toes...
  17. FoodFreedomNow

    Would you set this damaged egg?

    This morning, I picked up some eggs that had been shipped to me. The box looked ok...but the contents weren't. Lots of cracked and smashed eggs were inside. :barnie I painted 5 eggs with liquid bandage - some had dents, others had cracks, but this blue OE egg was the most questionable of the...
  18. Phillisy

    Poorly shipped eggs, no air cell!?

    My mum had eggs shipped to her that arrived today; they were collected between the 17th & 21st, and travelled about 500km. This is only her second time getting shipped eggs, and the first didn't go too well for a few reasons - mainly being poor quality stock (which she found out after buying...
  19. FoodFreedomNow

    Pilgrim Eggs In The Incubator!

    I just set 10 Pilgrim goose eggs in the incubator. Am following @pete55's guide to hatching geese...it worked well for me when I hatched my Chinese goose eggs last year. I'm in an incubating frenzy! It's spring, temps are nice, and eggs are hatching! :jumpy Wish me luck...looking forward to...
  20. L

    Lockdown- Silkie Eggs in Genesis 1588

    Hello Backyard Chicken Folk! Well, we have almost made it to lockdown with 9 Silkie Eggs. Temps in the Genesis have been inconsistant but ive been watching it close and making sure it stays within range. The problem is the Bator thermostat is off, so im monitoring with 3 other thermometers that...
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