How can i tell if.. XP

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by americana-chick, Jan 25, 2009.

  1. americana-chick

    americana-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How can i tell if the chicks died in the egg? is there something certain to look for? the temps have been a bit uneven lately, andi want to make sure they arent dead.
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    ~Bri
     
  2. birdlover

    birdlover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How far along are the eggs, Bri?
     
  3. americana-chick

    americana-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:only day 6... [​IMG] all i can tell is yes they are fertile. [​IMG]
     
  4. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

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    If you wait until day10 and candle you should see movement.
     
  5. americana-chick

    americana-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:thanks, i sure hope i do!
     
  6. americana-chick

    americana-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    here are pictures of a few of the eggs at day 6 'today' i am using a cruddy flashlight though..
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  7. moduckman

    moduckman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is aother way to tell. I roll my eggs by hand. Sometimes when the egg contacts another you can here "a porcelin-sound". It's hard to explain, but the sound is unmistakable. That egg will not hatch.
     
  8. americana-chick

    americana-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:wait, let me get this straight, if i hear some-sort of squeeky noise when that egg touches another that means that egg wont hatch?
     

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