Lockdown starts tomorrow for the 'hurricane' eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chickadee93, Nov 6, 2012.

  1. Chickadee93

    Chickadee93 Out Of The Brooder

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    AKA my first hatch ever!! A week after incubation the hurricane hit (power was lost and I thought they were goners) but it looks like 7 or 8 out of my 15 original eggs are still alive.

    Candled today and they all have healthy veins and I swear I saw movement in a few of them..I can't wait to see the lil peeps on Saturday if they all make it! [​IMG]Aaaaand I'll need to start looking for homes for EE roos because there is NO WAY they're all going to be pullets because that is my luck [​IMG]
     
  2. cochins1088

    cochins1088 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good Luck, chicks are always exciting, especially when they have a survival story. I once had a chick survive 3 days on the kitchen table at room tempature at day 17 of incubation. Onca again, good luck! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    Id give you my luck as i feathered sexed my 10 chicks and it only showed 3 at most being males. Lol i have eggs going on lockdown the 9th i doubt any will hatch as they were ebay eggs.
     
  4. Chickadee93

    Chickadee93 Out Of The Brooder

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    Augh this wait is terrible...any day now...[​IMG]
    Float tested three eggs because I am IMPATIENT and they are all good so hopefully???tomorrow??? I'll have some pips

    Incubator temp has been on the low side for the whole term so I'm expecting them to be a tad late.
     
  5. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    My hatchery eggs out of 12 eggs 6 hatched the ebay eggs out of 13 eggs not one was good or hatched.
     

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