Making the most of it.

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by lindalouly, Aug 4, 2015.

  1. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Did you candle and cull the clears on day 18...or whenever you did lock down?
     
  2. lindalouly

    lindalouly Grd Ctrl 2 Major Tom

    I candled and removed four clears. I also recorded the air cell... Now I'm just waiting.
     
  3. lindalouly

    lindalouly Grd Ctrl 2 Major Tom

    I read it was best to do an eggtopsie in a ziplock baggy.. So I'm gonna grab some today just to be prepared. If they don't hatch I want a general idea of when they quit so I can guess as to why.
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Best to go in thru the air cell when eggtopsying.
    Doing it in a bag is pretty awkward, can't really open it as easily and cant' see too well, but they can be stinky.
    The longer you wait to do it, the stinkier they can be.
     
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  5. lindalouly

    lindalouly Grd Ctrl 2 Major Tom

    Ok. Still hoping something hatches though.
     
  6. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Flock Master

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    If you have to do eggtopsies, do them outside. Have your hole already dug, and you can toss them into the hole when you're done. Wishing you the best with your hatch. Any chirping egglets yet???
     
  7. lindalouly

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    That is great advice... No nothing yet...
     
  8. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Oh, Absolutely, do them outside....one of those things I forget to mention because it seems to obvious.
     
  9. lindalouly

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    Lol!!!! I don't think about the obvious sometimes.
     
  10. lindalouly

    lindalouly Grd Ctrl 2 Major Tom

    Ok guys.... I think I may be hearing some faint tweeting in the bater....
     

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