Should they go into lockdown?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by TweetyNPetey, Jan 22, 2013.

  1. TweetyNPetey

    TweetyNPetey Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have 2 Serama eggs (Well, one Serama and one Frizzled Serama...), and I candled them yesterday and it looked like they were on day 15. But I candled them again today, and I can't see a thing!!!!!! I see all black nothing, then i see a small space, the air cell, which is sideways... [​IMG] Then i can JUST see a small space above the air cells, where I can see a beak and toes!
    Should they go into lockdown? It seems early, but i have a feeling they could hatch within 4 days. I might put them into lockdown today. I can get you sonr candling pics right now if you want. [​IMG]

    Both are developing fine! They are real "wigglers!"
     
  2. TweetyNPetey

    TweetyNPetey Chillin' With My Peeps

    Anyone?
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    If it looks like they are ready to hatch put them in lockdown. From my experience bantam eggs hatch earlier than standard size eggs. I guess there's less to them, so they complete the development process sooner. Good luck with your hatch!
     
  4. TweetyNPetey

    TweetyNPetey Chillin' With My Peeps

    Okay, but are you sure? I mean, I don't want to put them into lockdown too early. They have only been in the bator for 15 days. But on the other hand, they do look fully developed... Okay. I will put them in lockdown right now.
     
  5. TweetyNPetey

    TweetyNPetey Chillin' With My Peeps

    Okay! The eggs are in lockdown!!! I hope they hatch okay! If not, I can always look at the BYC Step-by-step guide to ASSISTED hatching.
     
  6. sumi

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    Good luck and keep us posted.
     
  7. TweetyNPetey

    TweetyNPetey Chillin' With My Peeps

    I will! The eggs started rocking! YAY!!!!!!!! They should pip soon!!!
     
  8. sumi

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    Yay! [​IMG]
     
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