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just candled our eggs!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by esther5, Aug 26, 2011.

  1. esther5

    esther5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi
    this is our second attempt at hatching. last time we had 4/12 viable at day 16 and the cat knocked the incubator off the table and smashed the eggs [​IMG] . this time we set 18...12 bantam cochins ( pekins to us in UK ) and 6 different large fowl. we just candled for the first time at day 9. 12/12 of the pekins are fertile and 4/6 of the others. so....really hoping that at least some of these will hatch. [​IMG]

    x sarah
     
  2. marlene

    marlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Sarah, good luck with the hatch. I have 6 light sussex at day 11, 6 silkies at day 2 and will be adding another 6 silkies today.
    Where abouts in uk are you, i'm in uk too.
    marlene.
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Good luck!
     
  4. esther5

    esther5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi marlene.
    i am in glos.
    one of the other fertile eggs is a white silkie. i hope yours go well also...
    x sarah
     
    Last edited: Aug 26, 2011

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