just candled them! YAY..I should have some fuzzies this time!!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by nicoletm24, Jul 19, 2010.

  1. nicoletm24

    nicoletm24 Songster

    Jul 11, 2010
    OK................. i'm on day 7, and i just candled them............

    i have 14 that i see movement in [​IMG]

    i see 3 that i'm not sure about...need a couple more days to make sure

    and I have 6 them i'm pretty sure aren't fertile [​IMG]

    hey...if i get 14 fuzzy butts outa this hatch...i'll be SUPER EXCITED!!!! [​IMG]

    ugh..only day 7 and there are 2 more wks to go! and i'm checking on the bator like it's my baby! lol. i took a couple videos of the ones moving..but my camera died [​IMG]
    i'll try to get a few more clips come day 10. i'm soooooo excited.

    I've numbered the ones that I see movement in, so I have 1-14...then i have the others separated in the bator so i know whats what. got ?'s on the 3 I need to check again, and didn't put anything on the ones I'm pretty sure are nothing.

    I won't remove any of them unless they start stinking.

    maybe i'll have a couple surprise me [​IMG]

    this chicken thing is addicting! [​IMG]

  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    I'd take out the quitters on day 18 before you lockdown.

  3. *sends hatching goodvibes* [​IMG]
  4. nicoletm24

    nicoletm24 Songster

    Jul 11, 2010
    checked the temp today...and when i cracked the bator it stinks...

    should i go ahead and candle one last time the ones that i don't believe to be anything, and go ahead and toss them? i can't tell which one is the stinky one. or still wait until day 18?
  5. my4ladies

    my4ladies Songster

    Jul 4, 2010
    LOL, you sound like me!!! My one and only, lonely egg is 7 days in the bator : ) And I saw movement too and went nuts. I recently read somewhere that day 7-10 is the mortality peak, so now I'm crossing my fingers to make it through that.

    I totally hear you on the comparison to a baby. And if the temp's off a tad, it's like it's crying...and I'm on it, pronto! [​IMG]

    Good luck!!

    And if I were you I wouldn't take the chance on any stinkies exploding all over the rest of your eggs. Maybe pick each one up and sniff it (??)

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