Hands on hatching and help

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

  1. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    YEP LOOKS like it.
     
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    I usually see that kind of development by the end of day three, beginning of day 4, but I usually run a tad warm, because with this lg if I can get it steady at 100, I don't fuss. As long as it stays above 99.5 and below 101.5, I leave it be. But this is early, even for me.

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  3. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    I particularly like the head feathers. LOL, When they hatch babies do the babies have straight up hair doos like that is the baby fluff longer then the rest? or it only happens when the feathers come in, then you see it?
     
  4. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Nope you can not tell when they are born. I bought the eggs from a local girl. I'd never seen newly hatched Spitzes and when they were hatched I wondered if they really were because there was no sign of crests, but when they feathered in, they popped up.
     
  5. EmilyB86

    EmilyB86 Out Of The Brooder

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    When do ducks grow their adult feather?!
     
  6. RubyNala97

    RubyNala97 Overrun With Chickens

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    You saw my post on the she said/he said thread so I'll skip the details here. Honestly, I'm scared to lay them down. Not with the air cells detached. I don't know this for a fact but I feel like they will die if I lay them down. I've had batches of damaged chicken eggs and it seemed like they started quitting after I laid them down. But I do hope to eventually lay them down. I'm hoping the air cells attached once the CAM takes over. So I just hope they keep growing and then I'll lay them down after some more time goes by.

    There you go...that's the easiest way! :)

    Amy, I don't think it quoted you and I totally forgot which post I quoted. Lol.
     
  7. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

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    Good luck on your hatchI

    I had one interesting egg that grew the membrane all along the intact sections inside the shell, but wouldn't/couldn't grow along the "track" where the air bubble could roll from one end to another. Eventually the embryo outgrew it's oxygen supply and quit. Frankly I was surprised it had ever started at all, but it was really interesting to see where the veins would grow and where they stopped.
     
  8. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For the Birds!! Premium Member

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    :gig yes a frog. Never mind lol!
    I think my ducks wiped out the frogs on my pond in one week! :)



    X2 @Sarkchick lost your post, but glad he's doing better. My hubby is too. We can breathe now? :D
     
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    WVduckchick For the Birds!! Premium Member

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  10. AmyLynn2374

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    Thanks....I didn't notice...lol I had to go see what you were talking about....lol
     

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