First Incubation and WOW!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jjparke, Jan 10, 2009.

  1. jjparke

    jjparke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I picked up an incubator and threw some eggs in it 10 days ago. We candled 2 today and holy cow there was the dark spot. Embryo's!! We are very excited.
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Yeppers, I never ever get tired of watching the hatch come to life and those chicks hatching!!! Have fun and patience!!!
     
  3. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Awesome! Could you see the little tykes moving around inside?
     
  4. aliena614

    aliena614 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    its so addicting! i just hatched 2 of my eggs for my first try and im trying to make myself wait for better weather for the next batch! AAHHHHHHH! its so hard! Good Luck!
     
  5. yanks26

    yanks26 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feel like once I get started doing this, I will get too addicted to giving life to such cute little creatures. Ill be overwhelmed with chicks and wouldnt know what to do with all them. As much as I would like to make money doing this, it is a very sweet hobby!
     
  6. jjparke

    jjparke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We put in 26. When I candled last night 1 was cracked so I threw it out. Of the remaining 25, 23 showed positive embryo development. The other 2 had veins but I couldn't see the embryo. I left them in anyway. No movement yet.
     

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