my first go at hatching eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by wildwitchy, May 8, 2009.

  1. wildwitchy

    wildwitchy In the Brooder

    May 2, 2009
    I've got 7 eggs under two broody buff orp's at the moment. The dad is a indian gold brahma & my hens are ex batts,orp's,brahmas,leghorns. So they will be a right mix if they hatch!

    They are due to hatch on the 17th may. I am sooo excited, it's my first go at doing this! [​IMG]

    I candled the eggs last night with hubby (he was overjoyed,it was his first time seeing anything like this [​IMG]) and we saw some with a very good air gap for the time & also darkness on one side? Another couple were moving around like mad. A couple of others had spots on them, so i'm not sure about them. So I'm on a big countdown now. [​IMG]

    I'm going to make them their own little house & run away from the others, this weekend hopefully if the weather keeps dry. [​IMG]

    Wish me luck on my attempt. xxx


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