how much movement?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by NYRIR, Jun 1, 2010.

  1. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have my first hatching batch in....due on june 8th...was wondering how much movement in the eggs?I have seen some movement in a couple during candling but not sure what I'm seeing.Some of them seem to be getting bigger dark spots though...Can someone tell me what to look for? Thanks:)
     
  2. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It varies A LOT. They sleep a lot, so sometimes they'll look dead in there but they're really okay. As they get larger, they can't move much so there's not much to see. I never rely on movement to determine how they're doing. [​IMG]
     
  3. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whew! Thanks so much....I never knew how nerve-wracking this would be!! I mean...Are they ok? How many will hatch? If they live,what will they look like?Hens or roos?? I'm going nuts.....then there's the ...How to introduce them to the flock of 7-8 week olds I have....LOL...this is like having kids all over again!
     

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