Late Feburary-Early March 2016 Hatch-A-Long!

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by MadamPoofyBrow, Feb 5, 2016.

  1. This is my first time

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  4. Four or five

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  6. Ten to twenty

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  7. Twenty to fifty

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  8. Fifty or more

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  1. butterfliesdoku

    butterfliesdoku Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will as soon as I get to the computer :)
     
  2. KeyFlock

    KeyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ooh yay!!!
     
  3. WthrLady

    WthrLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Only day 5 here, but I grabbed 3 eggs to check air cells. All three look great.

    One is a developing double yolker! I'll let it go as far as nature decides it can.
     
  4. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    I have had a few double yolkers, they have mad it to day 10 for me.
     
  5. KeyFlock

    KeyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do you guys tell if they're double yolkers when you candle them? I have a few large eggs, but I'm not sure if they are single or double.
     
  6. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    I hope this helps.
     
  7. HerbGir1972

    HerbGir1972 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Second fertility test 18 eggs in
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    Half EE x mix
     
  8. Em Ty

    Em Ty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I've hatched 40 out of 71 quail eggs at day 18. 35 hatched by day 17 and I've had a few stragglers. I helped 2 out of their eggs; both were poorly positioned and both were helped slightly but still had to fight their way out of the shell so that their hearts and legs developed. I can't find them in the 40 that hatched, so that's good.

    I did find one under the feeder today at 4:30. I can't believe it got under there. It looked crushed and dead, but it was still breathing when I picked it up, so I put it in a small nail box under the heat lamp and gave it first some water then some watery food with a 3mL syringe. It's tired, but I've put it back with the flock and it's moved around a lot, so I'm hopeful.

    I really thought chickens were dumb. I'm going to apologize to mine tomorrow. The quail chicks are so ****** cute, though.
     
  9. k5crew

    k5crew Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So far 9 have hatched. All moved to my Mama Chicken, and she us handling it with grace and love. This is amazing!!!
     
  10. KeyFlock

    KeyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, that helps a little bit, but I'm going into day 9 now. Do you know what it would look like on day 10? I plan on doing my second candling then.
     

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