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Day 16 - still a bit worried about egg loss weights...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by wahmommy, Sep 9, 2012.

  1. wahmommy

    wahmommy Songster

    Aug 14, 2010
    Day 16. I'm starting to weigh my eggs daily now as the Ameraucana eggs are already where they should be at day 18 (some even too much lost) - one is at about 10%, one is at 13%, three are at 14% and one is at (ulp) 18% of original weight lost. The Marans are all around 10% with a couple at 9%. I think the one that lost 18% may be a porous egg, but I don't remember it looking porous, I'll have to candle it again and look. Anyway, I know I need to get the marans to at least 11%, and the outside window is 16% (according to various sources) so I'm hoping this whole experiment will work out okay... [​IMG]

    I decided I won't candle again til lockdown.
    Last edited: Sep 9, 2012

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