Update by Trog

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Trog, May 26, 2010.

  1. Trog

    Trog Out Of The Brooder

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    Bloomer
    So I did what "17 roses" wrote she does when she is ready to "throw in the towel"[​IMG]
    I candled three eggs, cracked them open, and saw no movement. One was just the yoke with a bit of blood and goo. One was feathers, but no movement. (I didn't open them entirely) And one was a foot, but no movement. I hope I never have to do that again. That was heart breaking. I have 18 egg in the bator, I am not going to open anymore. I think I got the idea. I will bury them today. Sad and dissapointing first experience.[​IMG]
     
  2. quail kid1

    quail kid1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You mean just bury the 3 not all of them right? They might still be alive
     
  3. mlove

    mlove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so sorry.[​IMG]
     
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  5. Trog

    Trog Out Of The Brooder

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    Bloomer
    Thank you very much that is a really helpful resource. My husband opened a few more and found one that was alive....for a short time. So, thinking they maybe drown, I put the remaining eggs in a carton and back into the bator. Denial.......humidity was off...The only time the incubator reservoir was without water was the first 3-5 days. The 2nd week I put water in the trough. Live and learn. [​IMG]
     

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