Success in the making!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by LaurenV, Jan 14, 2012.

  1. LaurenV

    LaurenV Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I reached under my broody hen and grabbed an egg. I put it on our candler and saw veins and a little black spot!! I am so excited!! I hope the others are like that too!! [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. BantamoftheOpera

    BantamoftheOpera Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Honey Pride12

    Honey Pride12 New Egg

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    how long was she sittting?? I have several broody but I collect them daily. If she's going to do her job, how long should I let them sit?
     
  4. LaurenV

    LaurenV Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think she has been sitting for 2 weeks, but this is the first time I have candled them. It usually takes about 3 weeks for them to hatch give or take a few days. I hope this helps
     

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