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Anyone on Day 16... 1st hatch!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Mycookoonest, Jun 11, 2008.

  1. Mycookoonest

    Mycookoonest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is my first hatch and I'm so nervous! I have been meticulously watching my temps, candling my eggies, and am biting my nails hoping for 9 babies to pop out on Monday! [​IMG]

    Is there anything I should do before my hatch? I also have 2 other batches of eggs in the bator so I'll set up another bator without the turner and transfer them into that one. I have to search on how to do the egg carton method for hatching... UGH there's so much to do!
     
  2. rroven

    rroven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, it's hard to handle. Sounds like you are going to have a good hatch! I'm on the same day, first hatch but I had lots of problems with temps in the first 5 days. I have candled and am not seeing veining but just dark masses in my eggs, so I am going to assume they are ok. These are 11 salmon faverolle eggs. Keep you fingers crossed for me.
     
  3. Mycookoonest

    Mycookoonest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's hard to take!!! I just know they're moving around in there and can't wait to see what they look like (especially since they are mixed)!

    Hopefully we'll have a good hatch! Sounds like you've got something cooking in those eggs! The black mass sounds about right at this stage!

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  4. rroven

    rroven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh thank goodness, first time anyone has confirmed my eggs are developing as they should. I thought they might be since most of the eggs have lightened in weight the last few weeks. [​IMG]
     

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