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The waiting game!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Coop de Grass, Feb 17, 2016.

  1. Coop de Grass

    Coop de Grass Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am now on Day 20 with my Broody hen - I got Bielefelder eggs in the mail, and Buff Orpington eggs 2 days later. Buffy is sitting on both kinds of eggs, I put the extra eggs in a Brinsea Mini Advance when they arrived. I candle the incubated eggs more, I candled the Broody eggs yesterday (Day 19) and could see 5 eggs with a large air bubble, but wasn't able to see movement. Ditto the eggs in the incubator. The other eggs are transparent although several have small darkish blobs. Nothing smells, so I am not sure if they are just younger eggs???

    I am so antsy now that we are close. Buffy lets me lift her out of her Nest Box so that she can eat, drink, and socialize - she heads back within 15 minutes.

    Should I stop moving her now? Or can I move her until I see pipping?

    This is worse than being pregnant!!! The anticipation is killing me.[​IMG] hoping this emo is fingers crossed!
     
  2. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    GOOD LUCK!
     
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  3. Coop de Grass

    Coop de Grass Chillin' With My Peeps

    @nchls school , thank you!!! [​IMG] I will weed out the incubator eggs tomorrow. So far I have 4 chicks under Buffy, and I think that I saw one egg that was pipping! I am just going to wait to see what happens with her eggs. Hopefully she will be out of the nest soon.

    [​IMG]I still so excited!. Watching those little chicks via the camera is a bit like staring at my 3 kids when they were first born. It is really amazing!
     
  4. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You're welcome. I hope I have helped so that you get a good hatch.
     
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