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Normal Bahavior?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Silkie_boi, Nov 16, 2007.

  1. Silkie_boi

    Silkie_boi In the Brooder

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    Hey this may sound silly but this is my first time hatching lol. Out of six i have two developing chicks.

    All im wondering is that when i candle one seems to be doing fine and really active, the other when i candle always seems to e really slow moving and can some times be harder to see.

    Im currently on day 12 at the moment and im just wondering is this normal bahaviour?
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    Just like all babies, sometimes they're active and sometimes they're napping. Perfectly normal.
     
  3. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Songster

    Yep, what Speckledhen said. Also, sometimes the embryo is farther away from the shell when you're candling and it seems like it's not doing as well, but you could candle the same egg later and see it clearly moving. It's always interesting!!!!!
     
  4. Silkie_boi

    Silkie_boi In the Brooder

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    Hey, thanks for the info. Be sure to keep an eye on them anyways. Its nearly two weeks already, i didnt expect the time to go buy this quick lol. Although as ive read on this, the last 3 days always seem longer than the first lol.
     

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