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My eggs are ROCKING....

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by begbfg, Nov 20, 2011.

  1. begbfg

    begbfg Barnyard Beckie

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    ...and I'm not in lockdown until 8 tonight. Do I lockdown early or wait until the set time? [​IMG]
     
  2. Jewels1935

    Jewels1935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My understanding is when the eggs rock, the chick is getting into hatch position. If it were me, I prolly would. Someone more experienced might say no though. Good luck [​IMG]
     
  3. Ukiah

    Ukiah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely lock down now [​IMG] They're getting ready for hatch!
    Good luck!
     
  4. begbfg

    begbfg Barnyard Beckie

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    Thank you, Jewels! I was thinking the same thing about them getting into "position". They all have huge air cells and that's all I can see when candling. Soooo excited I can barely contain myself or leave the bator! [​IMG]
     
  5. Jewels1935

    Jewels1935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:You're welcome! I know the feeling!! My broody has been with us in our livingroom, and bedroom for 21 days now, she's prolly sick of seeing us [​IMG] I know one thing..a broody poop is horrid, [​IMG] and takes forever to leave the surrounding area [​IMG]
     
  6. begbfg

    begbfg Barnyard Beckie

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    Quote:Thank you, Ukiah! Getting my stuff prepped now!
     
  7. begbfg

    begbfg Barnyard Beckie

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    Quote:You're welcome! I know the feeling!! My broody has been with us in our livingroom, and bedroom for 21 days now, she's prolly sick of seeing us [​IMG] I know one thing..a broody poop is horrid, [​IMG] and takes forever to leave the surrounding area [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  8. begbfg

    begbfg Barnyard Beckie

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    Should I check for internal pips or leave well enough alone? [​IMG]
     
  9. Ukiah

    Ukiah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You should wait [​IMG] If they're positioning themselves for hatch, handling them will disturb
    the positioning. Hope you have some fuzzy butts soon! Keep us updated to [​IMG]
     
  10. begbfg

    begbfg Barnyard Beckie

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    Quote:I most certainly will and I'll post pics, too! Oooh I can't wait!!! [​IMG]
     

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