Day 18 today i start the long hawl

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickenboy1993, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. chickenboy1993

    chickenboy1993 Songster

    Feb 23, 2009
    dayton, Virginia
    i take my eggs out of the turner and wait and hope and wait [​IMG]

  2. maf2008

    maf2008 Songster

    Feb 19, 2009
    Me too.... Friday is my day 18. I do not know how to "candle" I am afraid to pick up the eggs. I will hope for the best. I did try to candle with a large bulb and lamp. But the eggs are all too dark.

    I am hatching 23 mutts first time. ( my son broke my pink egg!) he said it looked like a scrambled egg, but did not have a chicken. The egg was one day fertile. He is only 5. Good luck to you and wish me luck.
  3. kryptoniteqhs

    kryptoniteqhs Rosecomb Rich

    Nov 14, 2008
    Perris, CA
    im on day 18 too! out of the turner they go!
  4. M@M@2four

    [email protected]@2four Songster

    Mar 12, 2008
    Just took mine out yesterday! [​IMG]
  5. shortcake1806

    shortcake1806 Sassy McSassington

    Sep 11, 2007
    Good luck to all of you. Fingers crossed that you all have great hatches. [​IMG]
  6. chickenboy1993

    chickenboy1993 Songster

    Feb 23, 2009
    dayton, Virginia
    is it best to leave them in the turner or should i put them on the wire mesh thats on the bottom of the turner
  7. i am hatching 17/18


  8. conny63malies

    conny63malies Crowing

    Mar 22, 2008
    Annetta Kentucky
    I removed my turner yesterday and put my six eggs in cartons. Checked for movement one last time, all are well. So now i wait for wednesday afternoon to thursday after noon to hatch them. I really hope that showgirl chicks are cute.
  9. M@M@2four

    [email protected]@2four Songster

    Mar 12, 2008
    Quote:I always completely remove my turner and lay them on their sides for hatching.
  10. babymakes6

    babymakes6 Gifted

    Feb 24, 2009
    far west Ohio
    I am on day 18 too! 7 Silkies!

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