Hands on hatching and help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by AmyLynn2374, Feb 11, 2016.

  1. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Chick's are usually out w/in 24 hours, but the duck people all say ducks can take up to 48. If there are prominent veins there is nothing you can do at this point w/out high risk of causing a bleed out. No matter how many hours-duck or chick- those veins need to retract, and if that isn't done, they aren't ready.

    I fill my water wells and use a couple sponges atop the screen of the bator at egg level.

    We actually had 18 shipped eggs. 2 of which started and stopped w/in 24 hours. Didn't get any farther than the "blood Island" developing. One never had development and the other I didn't think had any development but last candle it looked like it to had a red circle like the blood island guys. But in all 14 developing is excellent in my book. Now if they all make it to lockdown and hatch that would be awesome.
     
  2. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

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    . Sounds like you are on the right track for a great hatch! Fingers crossed for them.
     
  3. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Oh gosh I hope so. I'd rather not have anything develop than have a great amount develop and not make it. I'm already picturing the colors and fluff balls...lol
     
  4. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

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    I'll candle the Barnevelder eggs tomorrow. Probably won't pull any since the eggs are fairly dark and spotty, making it hard to see clearly. Really hoping for a few to make it.
     
  5. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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  6. pipAchick

    pipAchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi guys!

    Hey Amy Lyn-so sounds like the silkie eggs ARE doing good? I hope you get some cute chicks out of it!

    Still reading to catch up. Amazes me that someone else has same Bater as us& would seem same area "cool spots".

    I can't wait to turn the eggs&see how the baby's are forming this morning.

    Hope you all have a great day!
     
  7. Laurel Meadows

    Laurel Meadows Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry I must have missed the total you set- but wow, yes still great to get so many with development!! :fl I hope they keep going strong for you!
     
  8. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For the Birds!! Premium Member

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    No time to catch up at the moment, but I had to run home for something and peeked in the bator and have 2 pips since I left for work this morning! [​IMG]
     
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  9. pipAchick

    pipAchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay it's always a good day if there's pips!
     
  10. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    So far so good.... Thank you.

    Thank you. Me too.

    Yay!!
     

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