I confess that the whole family has the potential to be hatchaholics. We set our first 12 in the new incubator a week ago. The temperature and humidity are right on the mark. I checked a couple after Day 4 (couldn't really tell a lot), and then again today. Definitely something good going on there! I read here on BYC to give a look after about 10 days. What kind of schedule do you experienced hatchers put yourself on? We'd be checking them every 5 hours if we could (we won't). Our question is- What do you do to control the urge to candle? I've got a feeling this is going to be the longest 21 days of our life. That, plus the fact that two 3-year old children of my daughter's friends can't wait to see 'their" little chicks hatch. They're about as excited as we are, and are asking for updates. How often should we check the progress?