2015 Peafowl Hatching Support Group - Eggs and Chicks!

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Kedreeva, Apr 19, 2015.

  1. ellymayRans

    ellymayRans Chillin' With My Peeps

    I had it on grams and changed it. The babe weighed 64 grams if that helps you!! ;)
    Lol!
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Lol, I was just teasing you. I find it so much easier to to keep track of them in grams, it makes calculating medications, food, weight gains/losses so much easier.

    -Kathy
     
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Got to say that I am thrilled to see so many people weighing their chicks these days!

    -Kathy
     
  4. ellymayRans

    ellymayRans Chillin' With My Peeps

    Used two phones to take pics but update of the hatches. 4 made it to lockdown. 1 hatched really early Monday morning on day 27. 2 others had pipped. Both below the air cell. I helped a bit just to make sure I could see them and they were able to breathe.

    The pics are of the 2 pipped. The smaller of the 2 died after a bit of labored breathing. The other is quite large but not from too much humidity. It has a bit of a bloody navel but otherwise seems ok. Its leg was on its head with both wings at its sides.

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    A little blood so I stopped and waited for a couple hours. It tried moving but couldn't.

    Here are the 2 together. The larger weighed 132g at set and Day 25 114g.

    The smaller 131g at set and Day 25 112g.

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  5. ellymayRans

    ellymayRans Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hours later I removed enough to basically allow it to be sitting in the egg as it had quite a bit of goop and open navel but yolk completely absorbed.

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  6. ellymayRans

    ellymayRans Chillin' With My Peeps

    The first to hatch weighed in at 64g. This one weighs 84g.
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    Navel is a bit open but dry.
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    This is the egg. You can see it had already had a bowel movement but very bloody in there.
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    The 4th egg which seemed to lose the perfect amount of weight throughout died. Eggtopsy: no internal pip. Set weight of 126g Day 25 111g.
     
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  7. frenchiegirl21

    frenchiegirl21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello! My name is Rachel. My dad told me yesterday we would be getting some peafowl eggs from someone and they dropped them off today. I have 4 eggs total. No idea which type or anything, and I have no experience hatching them. I was hoping to set them tomorrow since I don't know how old they are. Does anyone have an advice for a peafowl newbie? I'm not sure I'll get to keep them if they hatch since I live in the middle of the city but having a successful hatch would be nice.
     
  8. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Is this the correct formula to calulate weight loss?

    Start weight - final weight
    ------------------------------------- X 100 = % lost
    Start weight

    I'll use one of my eggs as an example

    114.84 - 99.84
    ------------------ X 100 = 13.06%
    114.84



    -Kathy
     
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  9. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Calculating fertility percentage:
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    -Kathy
     
  10. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    And this:
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    -Kathy
     
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