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Candled my eggs!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by leggomyegg0, Dec 28, 2011.

  1. leggomyegg0

    leggomyegg0 Out Of The Brooder

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    15 of the 20 eggs I set on Dec 17th are growing! Pretty good considering they were shipped eggs, last time I had less than 50% that were viable. I checked them with my hubby, sitting in the dark last night on the couch while we candled them. Very romantic, hahaha... and I'm so excited! you could see their little body outlines and blood veins feeding them. I'll candle again before lock down. and hope everyone makes it.

    I also set some homegrown eggs in my other incubator to fill the space of some undelivered eggs, they were a few days younger and I probably should have given them another couple days, but it appeared ALL of them were viable... two of the 18 Americauna shipped eggs in that batch seemed a little undeveloped than the others, but I left them in as I did candle early and they weren't completely without growth. I think they will do well, loved the feed back from Jean on my order, and they sent extra eggs... I'll definitely be reordering. They have been the only place I've ordered from who supplied the NPIP paperwork without me having to ask.


    I have been using the styrofoam incubators... but my Hubby ordered me a cabinet incubator from www.customincubators.com it hasn't arrived yet as he a last minute shopper... Anyone with feedback on how they work would be greatly appreciated.

    Claudette
     
  2. kinsey228

    kinsey228 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My banty went broody, so a local BYC'er was nice and gave me 4 fertilized eggs. All 4 are developing ! This is my very first hatch, and I'm beyond excited ! Congrats on yours developing too !
     
  3. billiejo21

    billiejo21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ordered a cabinet incubator from customincubators.com on December 4th, still haven't recieved it. [​IMG] I was really hoping to set my last group of eggs in it, but it didn't work out that way! I contacted them yesterday and they said they were waiting for some thermostats that hadn't come in yet...so your order might be a bit yet too!! I'm excited about the new bator...hoping it will bump up my hatch rate! Good luck with your hatch!!!
     
  4. leggomyegg0

    leggomyegg0 Out Of The Brooder

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    BillyJo,
    It's very disappointing to know they are that far behind, especially if they weren't the first ones to let you know there was a delay... knowing that I'll definitely drop them a note and find out what the ETA is for my order. Thanks for the heads up!

    Claudette
     
  5. spowell

    spowell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Isn't it exciting to candle an egg and see a little foot pressed up against the egg. That has to be my favorite part! [​IMG] Good luck with your hatch
     
  6. Shayna

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    leggomyegg0 and billiejo21: Have either of you received an update on your incubators?? I just ordered one today and was told that handling time is 2 weeks or less. I'd love to know if you got them and how it goes! [​IMG] you have them!
     
  7. leggomyegg0

    leggomyegg0 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi Shayna,

    Not yet.. My hubby was going to contact him when he gets online and see what the expected delivery is... Will let you know when I hear anything.

    Claudette
     
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    Quote:Thanks! Good luck, I hope you get it soon. They sure do look nice! I'm hoping they were just behind over the holidays.
     
  9. billiejo21

    billiejo21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I contacted them again last week...they said they still didn't have the thermostats...I asked them for an approximate date for delivery...got no response! [​IMG]I plan on checking again next week....much longer and I'll cancel my order and order a sportsman or something! Let me know what you guys hear!
     
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    Oh - that's not good.... Thank you for the update! They sure didn't mention this when I put in my order and they said handling time to get them out is 2 weeks or less.. Hoping it gets resolved soon! FYI there is a phone # on their website if you want to get ahold of them.
     

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