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Need help with my silkies 18 day incubator

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by faith87, Sep 21, 2016.

  1. faith87

    faith87 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm anxious if my little silkies will hatch can no longer see any movement idk if it's due to the reason they are fully grown and ready to hatch? or because they died but here are some pictures for the experts to help me out I could see little veins. [​IMG][/IMG]
     
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    faith87 Out Of The Brooder

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  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC. I'd say the best forum to ask is either the Hatch-a-long forum (one was started yesterday, I believe) or the Incubating and hatching eggs forum. My experience in hatching with an incubator is zilch, but I'm sure the peeps there will be able to help you out.

    Good luck
    CT
     
  4. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello and Welcome to Backyard chickens!! Pleased you could join us!! I know NOTHING on incubating, but CTKen hooked you up with a great link! Good luck with your babies and I hope all turns out well!
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I've never incubated eggs either. There are egg candling charts on BYC that show what it looks like inside at different days. Put "egg candling," chart in the searchbox and it should come up.
     
  6. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.

    Many eggs will become very still before they hatch. If they have veins they're still alive. Leave them be.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  8. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, faith, and :welcome. Pleased to have you aboard. As an incubating and hatching novice I have nothing to offer so I will defer to the experts in the field. I do however wish you all the best in your hatching success. :jumpy
     

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