November 2016 Hatch-a-long!!

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by darkbluespace, Oct 20, 2016.

  1. Lilmissesmom

    Lilmissesmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much. They are Trader Joe Egg's so grocery store fertile egg's DO hatch.
     
  2. HeritageHenNut

    HeritageHenNut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Day 14 for me, 4/5 looking good. 1 looks to be an early quitter, I removed it and performed an Eggtopsy.
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    It was iffy on day 7 but I chose to let it go since I wasn't sure & there was no smell.
     
  3. dcba flock

    dcba flock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ugh one of my babies died overnight I think it was smothered by the others it wasn't the strongest when it hatched it was having a hard time keeping its head up... [​IMG]
     
  4. Faraday40

    Faraday40 Overrun With Chickens

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    You are lucky to have found them. We went to our TJ's & Whole Foods & they said that they no longer sell fertile eggs. I think it's a regional thing. We bought several dozens from diff brands & started cracking to see if we'd get lucky. Couldn't find any fertile chicken eggs at the stores, but all the quail eggs we purchased were fertile. Although its very easy to buy local hatching eggs (for chickens), finding local quail hatching eggs was tough.

    I hope you have a successful hatch! Make sure to take lots of pics - especially if it's for a Science Project.
     
  5. Faraday40

    Faraday40 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG]so sorry.
     
  6. Faraday40

    Faraday40 Overrun With Chickens

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    You did it exactly right. Those bad eggs can explode & ruin your hatch. (Happened to me once & I never want to experience THAT again) However, you don't want to toss too early - just in case.
     
  7. Faraday40

    Faraday40 Overrun With Chickens

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    Stay strong & Please post pics after the hatch!
     
  8. Lilmissesmom

    Lilmissesmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. On day 20 now and finger's are crossed. I will take pic's of the Lil Fluffies.
     
  9. PattyAnnie

    PattyAnnie Out Of The Brooder

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    Good to know. I thought you had to leave them in there for 24 hours.
     
  10. Mylied

    Mylied Overrun With Chickens

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    So far 6 have hatched good. I took a quick pic earlier. 5 more to go. 2 are pipped. I did add 3 eggs a day later so I'm not worried about the unpipped eggs.
     

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