"Springing in the Chicks" 2016 April Hatch-a-Long Hosted by Mike & Sally

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by Sally Sunshine, Mar 3, 2016.

  1. Chaos18

    Chaos18 Minion King Premium Member

    Mar 24, 2015
    Slowly Losing it......
    Who's that? [​IMG] Hope you feel better soon darling.
  2. chicken hawk 33

    chicken hawk 33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 4, 2015
    what u waiting on
  3. Hawk12

    Hawk12 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2015
    Hayden, ID

    Only 2 of mine hatched also for the EHAL. I weighed them and everything :( I ordered a new incubator for this HAL so hopefully it goes better this time.
  4. arconfederate

    arconfederate Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 19, 2016
    Minden, Louisiana
    OK, start the timer. I set my Icelandic eggs this morning. I ordered 8 and she sent 12 [​IMG]. Two broke during shipping. One of the eggs didn't have a rounded end. Both ends looked the same. I candled it and didn't see a air sac. I went ahead and set it also but I'm not feeling good about that one. Now, we wait....and wait....and wait....(Can you tell that I'm impatient?)
  5. billiejw89

    billiejw89 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 27, 2015
    North central WA
    @Sally Sunshine
    Here is my day 7 air cells on the serama eggs. It looks like some lost quite a bit, while others...not so much.
    What do you think? Should I adjust the humidity at this point? Thanks.


  6. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

    Apr 11, 2010
    I said I would post a photo of my dream and hope to get bantam cochin in these eggs..well, had to throw a lot out. Had a lot that has that fluid floating look on top of the egg. Put them in for 5 days just in case a miracle happened. Not. [​IMG] Now, there are little ones developing in some with air sacs like I have never seen before! Serious. I've had some bad ones before, but this is ridiculous. One side on a few are almost completely all the way to the tip on one side, and half way up on the other. Pretty sure those will be quitting, no room in there for them to grow. I do have a few that may just make it. Here is a photo of one of her birds that I would love to get. The blue..I had said splash, but I think it's a mottled. The little black girl is cute too, I've had a black bantam cochin before. She was a great mom. She looks like my Fanny. I want a blue mottled now!

  7. teamfreewill

    teamfreewill Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 29, 2015
    Pennsylvania, USA
    10 perfectly intact eggs have arrived, though one of them is a bit oddly shaped. Should I stick it in the bator or just throw it out?
  8. darkbluespace

    darkbluespace Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 13, 2014
    Portland Oregon

    I *think* I saw some wiggling or movement from 2 or 3 of my four eggs, just not the biggest 700g egg. It is subtle and sometimes I can't tell if my eyes are playing tricks on me. I am weighing them weekly and weight loss is good. They are the only eggs I have ever had that started to loose too much moisture so I put them in their own incubator.

    You should be close to seeing movement in yours, right? What temp are yours at? From what I read, mine could take 55 or more days because they are at the lower temp. What a fun and weird incubating experience.
  9. darkbluespace

    darkbluespace Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 13, 2014
    Portland Oregon

    It probably can't hurt to give it a chance : )
  10. lindalouly

    lindalouly Grd Ctrl 2 Major Tom

    @Sally Sunshine I made an article that I have been working on.. how do I share it with you.

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