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Day 16 of incubating chicken eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Jessie Jenkin, Aug 26, 2013.

  1. Jessie Jenkin

    Jessie Jenkin Chirping

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    im soo nervous about hatch day last time i incubated 8 eggs and only 2 hatched ahhhh :/[​IMG]
     
  2. bwingler

    bwingler Hatching

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    Don't be, So far i have had only 6 hatch out of the 20 eggs i put in, I have learned a lot since i started, i may have some bad eggs as i didn't date them as we collect eggs so they could be no good. Next batch will be my latest eggs and i will candle them, just got done building a candler. To be honest i was surprised any hatched at all so far. We was watching tv last night and started here chirps lol. Good luck on the hatch and keep all of us posted :)
     
  3. Veer67

    Veer67 Songster

    Good luck on your hatch. [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  4. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Crowing 5 Years

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    I have some in the hatcher due on wed. and thurs. I have one peeping in air cell, but I got these eggs from 2 sources one from a farm, mom was sitting on eggs a couple days, and one from a fridge that I have hatched from before. The fridge eggs look a tad behind maybe a couple of days. we will see eggs below were from my last batch.
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  5. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Crowing 5 Years

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    what I meant to say was day 16 until you hear a peep is suspenseful!
     
  6. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Crowing 5 Years

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    one pip hole.
     
  7. amberscave

    amberscave In the Brooder

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    So on Day 16+/-, I should see something?!
    Mine first batch are 16 days today. It's a mixed batch of bantams and regular. The bantams seem heavier - definite slant to them.
    Not that I'd admit it anywhere else, but I was sort of chirping to them today hoping they'd hear me and start recognizing my voice.
    I'm anxious to see some proof of life...
     
  8. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Crowing 5 Years

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    a slant is good. they get quiet before a hatch.
     
  9. Jessie Jenkin

    Jessie Jenkin Chirping

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    Thanks for that advice
     
  10. chickarooo

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    Yea now all u have to do is wait u are going to have some sleepless nights I hatched out all 5 of my chicks on Sunday day 22 they are 3 days old now and are all obsessed with being near or on me or next to me keep us posted and I hope everything goes well and to plan[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     

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