candled, size of chicks seem small

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by the simple life, May 25, 2008.

  1. the simple life

    the simple life Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am on day 14 and I candled some of my eggs today. I see veining and airsacks. I also see what appears to be the little peeps but they seem small for this stage.I could be wrong but when I looked at pictues online mine seem like the ones they showed at 7 days. These peeps move around when I candle so I am not mistaking what they are. Do they grow alot in the last week?
     
  2. seriousbill

    seriousbill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, they grow a lot the last week. They've mostly finished developing, and all they do the last week, really, is get bigger [​IMG]

    Good luck on your hatch.
     
  3. the simple life

    the simple life Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thats a relief , I feel better about it now.[​IMG] Thank you.
     
  4. My Little Sister's Farm

    My Little Sister's Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can you see them twitching as a reaction to the light? also check your humdity, be sure you are between 45-55, 50% being the goal. at 99.5-100.5 and that Rh, I have 100% hatches.

    good luck and don't worry, they are genetically fit to hatch properly, I don't think you have to stress too much about them, they're smart cookies!!!
     
  5. My Little Sister's Farm

    My Little Sister's Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can you see them twitching as a reaction to the light? also check your humdity, be sure you are between 45-55, 50% being the goal. at 99.5-100.5 and that Rh, I have 100% hatches.

    good luck and don't worry, they are genetically fit to hatch properly, I don't think you have to stress too much about them, they're smart cookies!!!
     

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