First time hatcher- Finally a sign of life!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Islandmom511, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. Islandmom511

    Islandmom511 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Finally today (day 6) there is sign of life in 2 out of my 3 pekin eggs! On day 4 I saw nothing so I was feeling down...but tonight I saw veining in 2 out of my 3! I can see how this can get addicting...so let me ask, are the first few days the most critical and I am now "over the hump" or is it the end that is tough when on "lockdown"? I am hatching for my daughter and I don't want to get her hopes up that we will have 2 ducks in a few weeks...Also, how long should I wait before I toss my clear egg? Also, is it normal that the embryo's seem to be on one side of the egg or am I not turning enough? Thanks guys!
    Pics posted. My eggs aren't numbered, but I call them "c", "Q" and "D" because she wrote the circles on the eggs to mark and her circles look like each of those letters.

    "D"- clear

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    "C"- veining and embryo

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    "Q"- Veining and embryo

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    Sorry my pics are so big! I don't know how to resize! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jul 12, 2011
  2. classicsredone

    classicsredone Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay! (Try using BB code instead of html. There's a button up top if you need it to post.) Good luck with your hatch!
     
  3. Islandmom511

    Islandmom511 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can anyone help please?

    ***Update*** Saw movement in 1 of the 3 eggs when candled on day 8, but no movement on 1. Is that normal?
     

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