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Now I'm REALLY excited!!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by seminolewind, Nov 4, 2007.

  1. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    I candled my first batch-4 silver lace Polish- and all babies moved!!! What a site! Cynthia's eggs will be candled Wednesday, and Melanie's eggs on Friday. I am hoping for the best.
    Now is it possible that the embryos are a bit small, and I should increase the heat a smidge?
     
  2. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    what temp do you have it sat at now?congrats on you moving babies
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Your heat in a circulated air machine should be from 99.5-100 degrees, no matter what size the embryos are. Congratulations! Hope the ones on Wednesday are doing just as well as your Polish!
     
  4. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Hi, I have been keeping the thermometer at 100 degrees to a hair under it. I guess I'll leave it alone. Anyway, how would I know what size they are in comparison, LOL
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I don't think you can really tell what size the embryo is inside the egg unless you weighed each one at the beginning and then weighed them at point along the way for comparison.
     

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