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Day 18 lock down time!!!! 1st timer!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by howehens, Jan 29, 2016.

  1. howehens

    howehens Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 16 eggs in and all have been doing good just a few concerns....I have one that is forming just fine all along but its aircell is on the side of the shell.... and some of the aircells are not as big as I would want them to be..... not sure what I can do for them at day 18. just waiting and hoping for the best!!! I am a nervous wreck and cant wait! I just cant stop looking at them!
     
  2. cranzenbach

    cranzenbach Out Of The Brooder

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    Super excited for you! Please post pics when they hatch! What kind are they?
     
  3. howehens

    howehens Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a variety lol i have some EE in there and rhode islands austrolorps and a few ameracaunas I believe they will all be mixed though cause I do not have a pure bred roo.
     
  4. appps

    appps Overrun With Chickens

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    Well the first thing you can do is stop looking at them ;-). Hands off now :)

    I had saddle shaped air cells which sounds a bit like what you have so you could try searching that for ideas. I ended up hatching those two upright.
     
  5. howehens

    howehens Out Of The Brooder

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    Woke up this morning to two pips ugh I'm so excited!!!
     
  6. ViktorsB

    ViktorsB New Egg

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    Hello,
    I am waiting my first chickens too in other side of ocean:). for 1st time.
    What is your progress..
     
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  7. howehens

    howehens Out Of The Brooder

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    It's the infamous waiting game one egg is more cracked than the other!!!! When are yours due to hatch? How many do you have and what breed?
     
  8. howehens

    howehens Out Of The Brooder

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    ran to the store came home and one more has pipped!!!!
     

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