I set Eggs This Evening~ Anyone else? (10-20-11)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by The Critter Place, Oct 20, 2011.

  1. The Critter Place

    The Critter Place Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2011
    Tucson, Az.
    Hi,
    We just set eggs tonight and are so excited! I have 30 serama eggs and 16 silkies!
    Has anyone else set eggs tonight or are going to? If so please join this thread! [​IMG]

    We just got done hatching some quail and one chicken. And are just loving all the little fuzzies.
    Can't wait to see how this batch goes. They are shipped eggs, but were packed well and sent with care!
     
    Last edited: Oct 20, 2011
  2. Hot2Pot

    Hot2Pot Fox Hollow Rabbitry

    Feb 1, 2010
    West TN
    I just set 48 eggs tonight , and a bunch of quail eggs:)
     
  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I have set eggs at night.
     
  4. The Critter Place

    The Critter Place Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2011
    Tucson, Az.
    Quote:Hi There!
    It's your eggs I set! [​IMG] So you set some too! How cool! All your babies will hatch together, with a few miles inbetween them. lol..

    Did you set the quail eggs with the chicken? We were planning on setting some of our own quail eggs to, but were going to wait a few days due to the hatch time diff. I figured I'd give the chicken eggs 3 day head start.

    It will be the first of our quail eggs we are setting. And there's just barely enough room in the bator for them. Talk about full house. [​IMG]

    I hope your quail eggs do good for you! We have Jumbo brown Coturnix at the moment.
     
  5. The Critter Place

    The Critter Place Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2011
    Tucson, Az.
    Quote:Hi cmom.
    Did you set eggs today? or are you going to?
     
    Last edited: Oct 21, 2011
  6. The Critter Place

    The Critter Place Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2011
    Tucson, Az.
    I candled my eggs on night 5 and have 7 silkies that are showing good so far! I'm so excited! My son thought it was pretty cool too!
    We tried to get a picture , but it did not turn out! [​IMG] Any pointers on taking pics? All it showed was an orange ball. lol...
    Simple point and shoot kodak camera.

    We also have 14 Serama's showing good.

    My son just loves the silkies and every time he see's a pic on BYC he says "We need some of those"! So I just grin... He has'nt put 2 and 2 together yet as to the eggs in the bator being Silkies. [​IMG]

    I tired to candle the quai eggs, but they are just about impossible. Need a better light.

    How are you doing Deb?
     
    Last edited: Oct 27, 2011
  7. silkymom1986

    silkymom1986 The Silkie Villa

    Sep 28, 2011
    Byhalia, MS
  8. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Quote:Hi cmom.
    Did you set eggs today? or are you going to?

    Here is my hatching calendar.
    [​IMG]
     
  9. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Here is what I use to candle. It is a shop lamp with a 65 watt halogen bulb. I lined the inside of the cardboard with foil.

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    Checking eggs for cracks. I have had eggs with hairline cracks before and the only way I saw them was by candling them.
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    Video of an egg at day 10. Click on the image for the video. I have a Canon PowerShot camera.
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