Just put eggs in lockdown, hatch date 1/10. This is eggsciting!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by trunkman, Jan 7, 2011.

  1. trunkman

    trunkman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 26, 2009
    Rock Hill SC
    This is my first hatch, I started with 16 eggs from my flock of barred rocks, RIR's, NHR's, 1 JG, 1 Austrolorp, and 1 white hen. I have no clue what egg is from what hen so I'm sure I'm up for some surprises. Like I said I started with 16 eggs and candled on day 14 and discarded 5 eggs, I cracked them open to see what was inside and found nothing but yolk and egg white. Tonight I candled again and took 2 eggs out and cracked them open, one of them had a lima bean size embryo and the other double the size, kinda gross but very interesting and educational. I'm left with 9 eggs, all of them very dark and saw two of them with movement. I candled quickly because I was nervous about having them exposed to the open air for too long so I really didn't wait for movement from every egg. This is very exciting, now I can't wait for Monday, the only Monday I've ever looked forward too!! Wish me luck and don't worry, there will be pics!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. shellyga

    shellyga Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 23, 2010
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    Congrats.. we can't wait to hear how your hatch goes.. I have some going in to lockdown on the 13th.. so until then..I will just enjoy news of your hatch.

    Shelly
     
  3. gitlost80

    gitlost80 Trigger Pullet

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    I am currently adjusting my humidity to be in lockdown also! Good luck to you!Im Crazy excited!
     
  4. theredroosta

    theredroosta Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im in lockdown too :DDDD
     
  5. Muggsmagee

    Muggsmagee Menagerie Mama

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    I'm in lockdown too. Put in 19 eggs before Christmas...only 8 were fertile. All 8 went into lockdown last night. Can't wait for Monday morning! Good luck with your hatch!
     
  6. chickendude1

    chickendude1 Out Of The Brooder

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    My eggs hatch Monday too !!! Mixed Breeds and Silkies. Hope they hatch well !!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. digger MN

    digger MN Out Of The Brooder

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    I locked down yesterday, and am hopeing for tomorrow or the next day. Due Sun and Mon. Took two days to get 20 eggs. Have 2 in?????????. Best of luck to you. By the way hatching out same as you.
     
  8. Jonny

    Jonny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Man I wish I was in lock down too! I have two more weeks before hatching..!!!! I'm soo impatient it's ridiculous! My first hatch ever, and I don't think I've felt so excited in a long time..!

    Good luck to you all [​IMG]
     

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