only 8 left - day 13 almost over

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by midget_farms, Mar 31, 2011.

  1. midget_farms

    midget_farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2008
    Dunlap Illinois
    I ordered 10 FBC maran eggs from ebay. 14 arrived & 1 was cracked. I waxed it & set it with the other 13.

    on day 8 I candled and tossed 1 obvious scrambled egg. But I suspected 3 others were non starters.

    Today I candled again & had to pull 5 eggs out [​IMG]

    The one I waxed was clear - along with 3 others & 1 blood ring.

    That said - the 8 remaining eggs I saw feet, & movement & large veins!

    So - I know I have 8 growing - not bad so far - but not as good as I had hoped. Shipped eggs are so hard to hatch with any real success.

    Technically - 5 of the 6 I have not set don't count toward my hatch rate since they were clear or cracked from the start. So thats 1 loss in 9 so far.

    I guess I should be happy if 4 hatch - but I wont be. I want all 8 [​IMG]
     
  2. skillswife

    skillswife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol we posted nearly the same thing at the same time. Great minds think alike. Best of luck with the rest of your hatch!
     

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