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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bzbrown, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. bzbrown

    bzbrown Chirping

    We're so excited this morning! We candled our eggs and out of the 4 set, we saw two little heartbeats! I didn't have luck with shipped eggs but found a local BYC'r on this board willing to part with a few eggs, and more than happy to keep any successful hatches. Yay! We still have a bit to go, this is only day 7.

    Incubator is my homemade still air one. I started with using two, a little tiny mini thing I bought on ebay but it was really difficult to keep it stable so I went back to my original, seems to be working now!

  2. ilovemydog

    ilovemydog Songster

    Mar 14, 2011
    Awesome i saw something moving in mine on day 7 about 2 days agooo:-0 ITS cool to seeee ! Can't wait to candle tonight, my broody is doing all the work for meee:)
  3. silvercat76

    silvercat76 In the Brooder

    Oct 26, 2011
    Thats awesome news for you both. I have a broody hen but I don't think my eggs are viable as I candled them and nothing.
  4. bzbrown

    bzbrown Chirping

    Yay! I know we're not keeping any from this setting, but it gives me hope that I have finally figured it out. Now I'm super hopeful that BYC'er who loaned me the eggs will be available on hatch day to come and watch with us.
  5. crazycluck86

    crazycluck86 Chirping

    Mar 8, 2013
    Hi there! I candled my eggs today at day 4 and out of 5 eggs one has a heartbeat :) however it was a sultan egg which is very white compared to the others, they are wyandottes. I no its early but they all have air sacs. Is this good? Is there anything else I should be looking for? They are under our broodie Dottie and this is our first time :)

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