Awful first hatch, successful second :D

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by silkiechick05, May 29, 2010.

  1. silkiechick05

    silkiechick05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My first attempt at hatching eggs was awful. After forty some eggs, 11 hatched and two died of unknown causes (I guess they were just weak from the start). Today, all of my silkies hatched! There were only five eggs, but I figure that is some kind of accomplishment.

    I love them!
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  2. dustponds10

    dustponds10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice hatch man, my first hatch sucked as well, out of 10 developing eggs 2 hatched and 4 were dead in the eggs. It was quite the bummer,but nice job on the silkies
     
  3. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    Congrats Silkiechick!!! [​IMG]

    A friend of mine had ordered 50+ eggs from someone and put them all in the incubator, by lock-down only 5 hatched.
    Her second hatch consisting of 20+ eggs has gone very well and 19 have hatched so far with 1 quitter.
     
  4. Vanessabuffsnsilkies

    Vanessabuffsnsilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a disappointing first hatch as well. 4 silkies out of 22. And then one died. Hopefully this one will go better.
     
  5. ChickGirl6

    ChickGirl6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My first hatch I got 4 of 8 to hatch, so now I've got 4 baby cochins, who are so cute! happy hatching everyone! and congrats on the babies!
     
  6. justmeandtheflock

    justmeandtheflock Overrun with ducklings :)

    May 27, 2009
    NW NJ
    [​IMG] Congrats!!!
     
  7. silkiesandbuffs

    silkiesandbuffs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on the successful hatch!! [​IMG]
     
  8. silkiechick05

    silkiechick05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys!

    So far everyone is doing well!
     
  9. mlove

    mlove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats!
     

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