APRIL FOOLS HATCH, give or take a day.....who's in ??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by emjay, Mar 10, 2011.

  1. zekii

    zekii Songster

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    My 1st attempt at hatching chicken eggs...>today is day 7 for me, will candle sometime this week. I only have 8 eggs, so either I get lucky or nothing. Not out any money on the eggs since they were free...trial & error hatch.
    If all goes well may see some chicks on March 27th or 28th.

    Clint
     
  2. maryrob

    maryrob In the Brooder

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    do the incubated eggs start feeling heavier as time goes on?
     
  3. millersdawn616

    millersdawn616 In the Brooder

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    IM IN TOO!!!!!!!!!!
    exept um my hen royal palm turkey that sitting on a clutch of barred rock/buff orpington eggs lol. ill keep ya posted on this im guna let her have her way and hatch them [​IMG]
    im hopeing i can hatch some and have new lil chickys running round. im expecting them april 1st!!! also 9 americanas 3 white legorns and a buff orpington APRIL 14TH!!!!!! I CANT WAIT FOR THE AMERICANAS!!! this is my first attempt at hatching EVER.
     
  4. kelseygirl707

    kelseygirl707 Dances with Chickens

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    Quote:Nope, eggs actually lose weight as they incubate [​IMG]
     
  5. emjay

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    that seems strange really, when you think about it, you'd think eggs would feel heavier with a chick growing inside, wierd.

    I am headed into day 4, I guess that's too early too candle hey? hahah, curious to see if I can see any changes.

    I guess it wouldn't hurt to peek at a few would it?
     
  6. mandieg4

    mandieg4 Chirping

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    I just put 41 eggs in the incubator for the first time. If I continue checking on them every 15 minutes, it's going to be a LONG three weeks [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Mar 14, 2011
  7. emjay

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    Quote:hahaha, that's exactly what I did on day 1. it gets better, it's now every half hour.......hahahah.
     
  8. Mmmaddie13

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    Quote:I'm only on day 5. It feels like it's been 3 weeks already. Get used to it. [​IMG]
     
  9. featherz

    featherz Veggie Chick

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    I am due April 2, and I have a TON of eggs in. I need to count. Some are test eggs, so they may not even work.. some are in my great brinsea and others are in my iffy styrobator. I hope something hatches!! [​IMG]
     
  10. kelseygirl707

    kelseygirl707 Dances with Chickens

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    Quote:LOL, Next try Emu eggs.. I put mine in Jan. 30th and I still have about 10 days to go!!! 50-56 day incubation time!!!! 21 Days is easy peasy [​IMG] LOL!
     

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