Our first hatch. Advice needed

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dandydoodle, Apr 6, 2011.

  1. dandydoodle

    dandydoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 21, 2010
    georgia
    I know I should know this but, how long after my broody starts sitting on the eggs before they hatch. Should I candle them? Can it be dangerous for the babies? Should I just leave them alone? If I candle when and how should I do it?

    Thanks,
    MIchelle:p
     
  2. ScissorChick

    ScissorChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 17, 2010
    Under Your bed
    Theres a 21 day incubation period. Some may hatch early, some may hatch late. [​IMG]

    If you candle, do it around 7-8 days into incubation, if you do it before then, your

    likely not to see anything. Good luck!

    ScissorChick
     
  3. dandydoodle

    dandydoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 21, 2010
    georgia
    Thanks, will she keep sitting on the eggs that don't hatch as early?

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  4. ScissorChick

    ScissorChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 17, 2010
    Under Your bed
    All should start hatching around the same time [​IMG]
     

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