so sad!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kookykate328, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. kookykate328

    kookykate328 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it is day 23 and i candled all the eggs left(witch is 14 eggs)today. Most of them looked either unfertile or dead. We threw a bunch away and cracked them open. At least one egg had a chick that started to develop but died. There are still 6 eggs in the incubator but I don¬ít think they are very alive. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    this is my first time ever though so i guess 5 hatching out of 20 eggs is pretty good
     
    Last edited: Jun 27, 2011
  2. Tiss

    Tiss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry hon. [​IMG]
     
  3. equine chick

    equine chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry. Best thing I can say is try again. Why did you wait do long to candle? I usually candle first around day 5-6
     
  4. feliciamckee

    feliciamckee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't give up. I haven't tried hatching yet, I'm getting ready to soon though. I hope your next batch works out better for you and your chicks.
     
  5. kookykate328

    kookykate328 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i did candle a lot actually but i didnt want to throw away any of them
     
  6. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I usually candle at day 10 and day 18 when I set the eggs for lock down. After day 22 I candle any eggs that are left.
     
  7. farmgirlforever18

    farmgirlforever18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My first hatch didnt make it [​IMG] im on my second and they all seem to be doing fine [​IMG] good luck hope the rest hatch [​IMG] but dont give up
     
  8. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just keep researching on what works best for temp/humidity and such...keep trying...you'll get it [​IMG]
     
  9. kookykate328

    kookykate328 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you everyone
     
  10. Memphisjourney2seramas

    Memphisjourney2seramas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    don't give up. Sometime you get good hatches and others are terrible. It just a learning curve.
     

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