POLISH HATCH-A-LONG

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by Yorkshire Coop, Aug 27, 2014.

  1. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi everyone I have just set 11 polish in my incubator tonight plus 2 Wyandotte x Orpington.
    Will be posting pics of the process please feel free to join in my hatch a long, hope you enjoy the process as much as I will as this is my last hatch for this year. So exited and can't wait for first candling already.:celebrate[​IMG]
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    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi everyone. Candled day 7 all 11 polish fertile:woot. The two wyandottes x not sure on yet think one could be. These are the cockerels first incubated eggs so not sure if he quite working right!! [​IMG]
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    Sorry pics are not that clear my son is no David Bailey:clap
     
  3. Yorkshire Coop

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    Hi everyone just candled day 14. As predicted one of the Wyandotte was infertile and also a polish was a day 10/11 quitter. All others coming along well. [​IMG]
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    Hi everyone have just candled for the final time on day 18 I am pleased to say all 11 have gone into lockdown. Now just have to wait I'm so excited can't wait for them to hatch.

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  5. Yorkshire Coop

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    :woot Have just checked the incubator for the 100th time and have just spotted my first pip. So excited hoping for my first chick tomorrow. Polish always seem to hatch on day 20. Has anybody else had this happen?
     
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    First peep just hatched, a silver laced :celebrate

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    val1968 Out Of The Brooder

    Yeah you!! I'm hatching polish too and just locked down today!! So excited but first hatch so we'll see how it goes. We'll see if they hatch on day 20!
     
  8. val1968

    val1968 Out Of The Brooder

    It looks like it already has its tophat at hatch!!
     
  9. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Yeah they do look pretty weird when they hatch. It's because they have a vaulted skull it seems to stick up. Good luck with yours, polish are super birds I can't get enough of them :love
     
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    :weee Two and three just hatched in last hour. Pics not too good sorry. Had to catch them before they started bumbling about again.[​IMG]
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    The dog has now caught the hatching bug and can't stop looking at the incubator :celebrate
     

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