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First attempt at hatching, Black Marans...Update with better Pics!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chix-in-GA, Dec 16, 2008.

  1. Chix-in-GA

    Chix-in-GA Songster

    Nov 17, 2008
    Nashville, GA
    I have 8 black marans in the bator for my first ever hatch.
    Its only day 11 and I am already freekin out! [​IMG]

    Sheesh how do you guys do it without going stir crazy. Is the temp right, Is the humidity OK, Did I turn them enough, Did they get handled bad during shipping...OMG?!?!?!?!?! [​IMG]

    The eggs are so dark it was hard to see anything while candleing!

    I guess I will see the day after x-mas if I did everything right. [​IMG]

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    Last edited: Dec 28, 2008

  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Good luck, TJ! It never gets easier for me. I'm obsessive about checking every little thing 25 times a day. Hope they hatch well for you. When they do, you'll be soooooo hooked!
  3. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY
    You started with marans?? Wow, you are brave! [​IMG] I hope they do well for you, and yes, it is nerve racking!!
  4. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Songster

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    good luck on your hatch
  5. amyquilt

    amyquilt Serama Mama

    May 17, 2008
    Amarillo, TX
    I'm on day 9 and in the same shape as you. [​IMG]
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    I'm hoping I get my eggs via priority from pasofino(Melissa) tomorrow and they will immediately go under our broody Partridge Rock.... So I get to wait until January 8th or 9th!!
  7. william9792

    william9792 Songster

    Nov 23, 2008
    graham, nc
    it will be just fine give it time, it is worth the wait, just to see it happening when they hatch. good luck

  8. kryptoniteqhs

    kryptoniteqhs Rosecomb Rich

    Nov 14, 2008
    Perris, CA
    you know....i need to know something...if you guys are obsessive as i am...you want to talk about it 24/7 right? like even at work right? and to people you dont know right? ok well how in the WORLD do you keep people from looking at you like your nuts and telling you that your crazy!!?!?! thats all i ever get!! and frankly......im about sick of it!! its like just listen and shut up!! smile and knod!!!
  9. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Quote:"Smile an wave boys, smile an wave." [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] (Madagascar penguins)
  10. Chix-in-GA

    Chix-in-GA Songster

    Nov 17, 2008
    Nashville, GA
    Quote:"Smile an wave boys, smile an wave." [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] (Madagascar penguins)

    The Guys at work call me "The Chicken Whisperer"... [​IMG]

    I just keep on talking...and they just keep on listening (with a slightly glazed over look) [​IMG]

    Its an addiction...not much you can do about it... [​IMG]

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