First hatch questions

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by geordiechick, Aug 12, 2013.

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    geordiechick Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi. I got 6 mixed Wyandotte eggs. 2 were infertile the remaining 4 seem to be progressing well. Yesterday was day 18 and all 4 remaining eggs were wobbling around. I took the turner out in the afternoon for lockdown however I have not seen any of the eggs move since. Does this mean something has happened to the chicks? Or can they just have a still day after a lot of movement? It's so difficult to resist the temptation not to open up to check them but I know I haveTo leave them be so sitting on my hands lol
     
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    Thanks Veer....very informative and has stopped me obsessively watching the eggies for an hour. I have now seen a couple of small wobbles from them and armed with all the new info I feel a bit more relaxed. Day 21 is Wednesday so fingers crossed for the lil dudes making it out ok.....just a very nervous new mum as our other chooks were all POL pullets. We wanted to increase our flock a little so opted for trying to hatch some and my little boy is using the experience for his summer holidays project...
     

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