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Candling-- good news so far!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by revelu, Jul 5, 2008.

  1. revelu

    revelu Songster

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    I have 18 Silkie eggs on day 9, 13 Spitzhauben and 4 Brabanter on day 6 and only 3 or 4 altogether are clear! everyone else is wiggling! had to tell someone and my family just doesn't get why it's so exciting! [​IMG]
    all are shipped eggs too---

    Vicki in Michigan
     
    Last edited: Jul 5, 2008
  2. kellim

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    Glad to hear it!!! Congratulations! Can't wait to hear about the new babies when they get here!!!
     
  3. ginbart

    ginbart Crowing

    Mar 9, 2008
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    Did your family get to see the wiggling? I know when I showed my son and grandchildren they wanted to watch them all the time. LOL
     
  4. mamaboyd

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    That's so great that things seem to be going well!! My family disn't really clue in until they saw all the wiggling around too and now they get so excited every time I candle the eggs. Can't wait to hear how your hatch goes!! [​IMG]
     
  5. revelu

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    oh well my children are all grown and out of the house-- I will definitely show them and the grandkids when they visit whether they want to see or not! It has to make an impression on them--
    now for the long loooooong days of waiting!!! [​IMG]
     

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