Hatching my Silkie eggs... (Final Update)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Poliwag, Nov 11, 2009.

  1. Poliwag

    Poliwag Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had to give away my rooster a while ago and decided to try to hatch his babies.
    I have 7 silkie eggs in the incubator and 1 has veins! [​IMG]
    I have only ever hatched a duck in all the times I have tried in the past to hatch other eggs.
    If this works, it will be my first success with chickens [​IMG]

    Wish me luck! [​IMG]

    Starting date: 9th of November.
    Hatch Date: 29th of November.
    Days in Incubator: 25.

    Update: 1 egg hatched. The other 2 weren't so lucky. I opened them up... they were fully developed and dead [​IMG]


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    Last edited: Dec 1, 2009
  2. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    good luck to you!! add 1 more day though - incubation should be 21 days. [​IMG]
     
  3. Poliwag

    Poliwag Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh, so you don't add the day at which you put them in the incubator? I have this written down with the days/dates and it says 21 is the 28th of the month [​IMG]
     
  4. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    You don't count the day you put them in. They should be due on the 29th.
     
  5. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    Nope, if you put them in on the 8th, then the 9th is day #1, etc...unless I misunderstood your dates... [​IMG]
     
  6. THough1956

    THough1956 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sending good vibes your way! Love those silkies![​IMG]
     
  7. TamiHunter

    TamiHunter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    O no!! I counted the first day I put my eggs in the bator. I'm on my 2nd day of lock down. So does that mean my eggs will be in lock down for 5 days...now i'm worried!!! I have 7 more eggs that are in the same bator and those are supposed to go into lock down the day after all the others supposed to of hatched. So hatch day was gonna be Friday, then the other 7 were gonna be in lock down Sat....worried!!!
     
  8. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    Quote:I PM'd you so we wouldn't hijack the thread...
     
  9. Poliwag

    Poliwag Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you. I will need them [​IMG]
     
  10. Poliwag

    Poliwag Chillin' With My Peeps

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    10 days to go! [​IMG]
     

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