Double yolker on day 14

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by 98Luna, Oct 4, 2013.

  1. 98Luna

    98Luna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I set a double yolker 14 days ago. I just candled it, and I see lots of veins. I comparison to two other eggs of the same age, I think it looks good. I see dark, thick veins and two big yolk/chick masses. Air cell looks good, same as any others I've hatched successfully. It is either barred rock X barred rock cross OR barred rock X white leghorn. I'm crossing my fingers for this one!
     
  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Pay close attention to that one at hatch time. One air cell will probably cause problems for two chicks and they'll likely need some help. Good luck!
     
  3. 98Luna

    98Luna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm on school holidays on hatch day and for two days after, so I'll have plenty of time to hover over the incubator. I have performed three assisted hatches, two being successful. I surprise myself with my patience sometimes.
     
  4. 98Luna

    98Luna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, so it's going into lockdown later today. I candled last night, and looks pretty good. Only a little space left, and I can see thick red veins. Air cell looks alright, a bit on the small side, but that's the norm for mine. The about double in size on the last few days. Fingers crossed it works out!
     
  5. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    I will be waiting!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    :fl Me too!
     
  7. 98Luna

    98Luna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If any of them survive, do you think Gemini would be a good name? I'm open for suggestions!
     
  8. Sonia

    Sonia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gemini sounds good, or maybe yin and yang if they both survive :)
     
  9. 98Luna

    98Luna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Day 20! Still looks alright, no internal pip or anything, same with the other egg though. I have the temperature a smidge low though, so they always hatch around day 22. And technically, they're on day 19.5, so I'm calm and patient. For now.
     
  10. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I love Gemini and Yin and Yang!

    Still crossing my fingers for your chickies!
     

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