MAY 2016 "Land of the Free Because of the brave!" Hatch-a-Long Hosted by, Mike & Sally

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by Sally Sunshine, Apr 20, 2016.

  1. BullChick

    BullChick Not who you think Premium Member

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  2. Ur-ur-ur-urrr

    Ur-ur-ur-urrr Overrun With Chickens

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    You must have one heck of a water bill... [​IMG]
     
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  3. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

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  4. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Adorable babies! What kind are they? And how many eggs did you set total?
     
  5. BullChick

    BullChick Not who you think Premium Member

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    Not as high as it was when you used to be around a lot.
     
  6. Jessimom

    Jessimom Cats Rule Dogs Drool

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    Good evening all! The chicks are moving around too fast for me to count. I THINK we are at 29 hatched, and 1 zipping and 2 pipped. I came home to one that had been zipped since first thing this morning. I took the rest of the shell off, but it's just having a little trouble un-bending. There are still about 12 babies in that 'bator. They are just trampling the poor weakling. Should I put it in a dish?

    I think that once the zipping chick finishes, I'm going to candle everything and listen for signs of life. If I hear or see anything, how far do all of you go in getting them started?
     
  7. BullChick

    BullChick Not who you think Premium Member

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    You can put it in a dish, or let it go.
    I would put any still viable eggs back in the incubator. If you want to assist, open an air hole, and go from there depending on what the chick is doing.
     
  8. Blooie

    Blooie Team Spina Bifida Premium Member

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    Yayyy, @Jessimom ~ and [​IMG]
     
  9. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

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    You could put it in a dish for it's safety. I don't assist in hatching at all.
     
  10. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

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    WELCOME!!!!

    GOOD LUCK
    SWEET!!! I set three trays in the cooler cabinet lol

    GOOD LUCK!

    SWEETNESS!!!
     
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