It's day 14 and I can... **UPDATE-HATCH IS FINISHED! PIC HEAVY**

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by gumpsgirl, May 30, 2008.

  1. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    7 more days to go!!! [​IMG] I'm going to town here in a little bit to pay bills ( [​IMG] ) and I am going to pick up a better light. I will candle tonight and report my progress here. Out of 42 eggs, I know that at least 4 have not developed. I haven't candled all of them yet because I need to get a better light. Please cross your fingers for me everyone that the rest of the eggs will provide me with some precious little fuzz butts! [​IMG] If I can get some good pics, I will post those too! [​IMG]

    Egg List:
    15 Blue Orpingtons (1 bad)
    24 Delawares
    2 Seramas (2 bad)
    1 EE (bad)

    Will update tonight after I candle.

    *I did candle on day 14 and this is what I found. 1 Blue Orp. egg was clear and 1 had a blood ring. 3 Delaware eggs had blood rings and 1 was clear. EE egg had a blood ring and both Serama eggs were clear. I have 33 eggs left that have bouncing little chicks in them!!! Tomorrow is day 18 and the eggs come out of the turner, the humidity goes up and we will candle for the last time. Will update again tomorrow!

    *It is now day 18 and the eggs have come out of the turner and into the egg cartons! Humidity is being bumped as I type! [​IMG] Everyone cross your fingers for me!
     
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  2. swampducks

    swampducks Overrun With Guineas

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    I do hope you've kept breathing [​IMG] we'd hate to lose a fellow chickener.
     
  3. Joy1

    Joy1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Exciting isn't it!!
     
  4. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I'm still breathing and on day 17, but the excitement is getting worse! 33 eggs are alive and kicking. They come out of the turner tomorrow and into the egg cartons! I'm soooo excited!!! [​IMG]
     
  5. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Good luck! I have goose eggs coming out of the turner today! [​IMG]

    We can hold hands the next few days!
     
  6. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Oh my! You went for the biggies, MissPrissy!!! Didn't we have a little conversation about this goose thing last night?!?! [​IMG] Have you ever been successful in hatching some?
     
  7. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  8. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    How sweet MissP! Those could get addicting VERY fast! [​IMG]
     
  9. goatkeepers

    goatkeepers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any luck candling yet?? I am so excited for you. [​IMG]
     
  10. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Oh yes! I guess I'd better update! I forgot to, didn't I?!?! OOPS!
     

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