Day 18...Whoo-hoo! ( Update*****)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Bornacentury2L8, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. Bornacentury2L8

    Bornacentury2L8 Songster

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    Today is day 18 of my first incubation in my home-made bator, and I candled the 22 eggs and had 18 swimmers. Definite movement![​IMG] the other 3 were dead, no veins , just blood rings. I know I have a way to go but this is a good sign. Right?..... I feel like a little kid and it's 3 DAYS til Christmas....[​IMG]

    My kids are excited ... ok me too! [​IMG]
     
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  2. kelseygirl707

    kelseygirl707 Dances with Chickens

    Mar 3, 2009
    Lakeport, Ca.
    YAY Congratulations, that is a very good sign for you! I too just candled my Silkie eggs, they were shipped and unfortunately the Post Office did a number on them, 7 out of 11 had ruptured air sacs, and I really didn't expect any of them to develope, but at least 1 is!!!!! Maybe 2! And at least 20 out of 26 of my eggs at day 13 are developing very well too!
     
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  3. Bornacentury2L8

    Bornacentury2L8 Songster

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    Quote:That's great! Sorry about the p.o. I was thinking of having some eggs shipped but with all the horror stories I've heard I hate to waste the money....We'll see.[​IMG]
     
  4. kelseygirl707

    kelseygirl707 Dances with Chickens

    Mar 3, 2009
    Lakeport, Ca.
    This was the first time I had eggs shipped, and I probably shouldn't have picked eggs from virginia, since I'm in California, and thats a long way to travel. I know I will have eggs shipped again, but I think I going to stick to breeders in California, so they don't have as far to travel. Live and Learn. Good luck on your eggs!!
     
  5. Bornacentury2L8

    Bornacentury2L8 Songster

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    Thanks. You too
     
  6. Bornacentury2L8

    Bornacentury2L8 Songster

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    Today is day 18 of my first incubation in my home-made bator, and I candled the 22 eggs and had 18 swimmers. Definite movement!celebrate the other 3 were dead, no veins , just blood rings. I know I have a way to go but this is a good sign. Right?..... I feel like a little kid and it's 3 DAYS til Christmas....he

    My kids are excited ... ok me too! [​IMG]
     
  7. bock

    bock Songster

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    CONGRADS!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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