First time hatching! PICS ADDED!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by GwenReaper, Oct 7, 2009.

  1. GwenReaper

    GwenReaper Songster

    Sep 7, 2009
    Memphis, TN
    I purchased some Silkie eggs online. Well 3 where busted when I got them and as I watched there progression only 3 out of the 15 I got showed any development. So right now I have an egg that is pipping!!! I am so excited! I am just worried that only the one is going to hatch because I hear no movement in one of the eggs and another is showing a very large airpocket and I dont think it will hatch. I was very dissapointed in the eggs I got online. They were packaged very poorly. But I got a baby on the way!!! It is chirping and pecking away, very strong!! I hope to post some pictures by tomorrow of my new baby. I had a couple mutt eggs hatch on monday so at least it will not be alone.
    Last edited: Oct 9, 2009
  2. k2chickens

    k2chickens Songster

    Apr 22, 2009
    New Castle, Indiana
    congrats on the little baby silkie hatching. i would love to see some pics. Large air cells are not THAT big of a problem. I have experience with large air cell'd hatching egg's and "for me" piped and hatched right out!!!

    As far as the person who you bought the eggs from, personally i would demand my money back based on the amount of unfertilized and broken eggs. Also the fact of ow horribly packed they were. It sounds like your entire transaction is 90% the seller's falt.
  3. mulia24

    mulia24 Songster

    i think the eggs were too expensive with this problem.

    can't wait to see those silkies. feet feathered little chicks. [​IMG]
  4. Freckle Face Farm

    Freckle Face Farm Songster

    Jan 1, 2009
    [​IMG] Lets see!!!
  5. chickenbottom

    chickenbottom Songster

    Dec 30, 2008
    hollister, florida
    congrats and i cant wait for the pictures. im on hatching day too but under a broody 30 more minutes and i can go check if anything has hatched
  6. GwenReaper

    GwenReaper Songster

    Sep 7, 2009
    Memphis, TN
    Well I dont think the other 2 eggs are going to hatch. I hear no movement. My silkie hatched Thursday at about 2am. How long should I wait on the others until I just give up?

    I am getting more silkie eggs this weekend. They are not going to be shipped. I am getting them from a lady a couple hrs away. I am also getting some laying silkies and a rooster on Sunday.
    I just had so much fun hatching, even though I didnt have much luck with shipped eggs. I hatched 2 of the 3 mutt eggs I had and 1 out of the 12 silkie eggs.

    Here are my new babies!!!


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