They're growing....UPDATE

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Laura78, Mar 29, 2009.

  1. Laura78

    Laura78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well at least 3 for sure. I've got 13 eggs in my bator on day 6 and decided to candle them tonight. So far 3 have veins, 4 seem to have nothing, 2 are too dark to see, and finally 4 seem to have a dark ring all the way around the egg. I'm so exicted. One of the eggs I had a feeling wasn't fertile, and the other 12 were left out in the cold (about 20 deg or less) for a few days.
     
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  2. EngieKisses

    EngieKisses Chillin' With My Peeps

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    3 is better than none...Congrats!!!
     
  3. Laura78

    Laura78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh I'm so happy, don't worry about that. I actually wasn't expecting any to hatch or even start growing. Now that I know some are I'm going to be wanting to candle them everyday. This is my first time hatching.
     
  4. EngieKisses

    EngieKisses Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is so hard to just leave them be isnt it....then when hatching day is close it is almost impossible, lol
     
  5. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    congrats! [​IMG] I know you have great results at the end [​IMG]
     
  6. LilDucky85

    LilDucky85 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats!! Dont give up just yet! The other day I thought I had two dead eggs but then in the past two days they went from dark nothings, to becoming swimming embryos! I've learned a little patience in this whole process and thankfully had it with these two. "Giving it time" is so hard to do. I already pitched the infertile, and blood ring that were in the bunch. I did this around Day 7 for infertile, and Day 8 for the Bloodring. When I cracked each open luckily they were exactly what I suspected.
     
  7. hollymh

    hollymh *A Scrambled Egg*

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    YAY! Congrats, isn't so exciting to see life in a egg lol The first time I ever candled an egg I ran down the stairs to get hubby to see the lil dancing embryo!!!
     
  8. Laura78

    Laura78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didnt' see the embryo moving, but I know others have see it. Also I figure candling them a day early might be why, plus I was doing it near the bator and the light was on. I'm going to make him hide the flash light from me, lol. I can't do any candling during the day time. Every single room has a window and the light comes in so strong.
     
  9. Laura78

    Laura78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Update. I just candled my eggs and saw 3 babies moving. Another looks like it has a blood ring, which I wish it didn't, it's my only Splash Frizzle. The other 9 look clear. I went ahead and opened one of the clear ones and sure enough, nothing growing.
     
  10. LilDucky85

    LilDucky85 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Even the bathroom?? Thats where I go! Ive even attempted to hide under a dark blanket to candle my eggs! LOL
     

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