Valentines Day Hatch-A-Long 2016

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by junebuggena, Jan 21, 2016.

  1. JacksFarmNGardn

    JacksFarmNGardn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think any are fertile. The pores on all 7 of my eggs are horrible as well.I will check again on day 14,but if i still can't see anything, i'll be cracking them all then.
     
  2. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

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    Well that's a real bummer Jacks. Sorry to hear that.
     
  3. JacksFarmNGardn

    JacksFarmNGardn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. It is what it is.
     
  4. ShadesofSable

    ShadesofSable Chillin' With My Peeps

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    7th day progress: 2 definitely look good, 6 clears (infertile? or just too scrambled from shipping to have developed maybe?) 2 blood rings (which I removed) 4 too dark shelled to tell for sure either way, and the rest are "maybes" right now.
     
  5. TJordan

    TJordan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hate having a cold!!! I want to candle Soooooo bad. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] yes I have an addiction. Is there a BYCA?
     
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  6. JacksFarmNGardn

    JacksFarmNGardn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How does having a cold affect the eggs? I've had one for a couple days now, i always wash my hands before turning the eggs,and they are in cartons so i don't actually touch them. I don't purposely breathe inside the incubator,but isn't it the oils on your hands what could affect the egg? That's what i'm worried about with candling.
     
  7. TJordan

    TJordan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Always the chance of coughing or sneezing while you have it open and contaminating the eggs. Or dropping a perfectly fine one. Either on the ground or in the incubator. I wash always but still. With my daughter recording the whole thing for class I error on the side of caution. If I feel better tomorrow I'll candle.
     
  8. 4stakes

    4stakes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put on exam gloves to candle. Then I wont worry about the oil on my hands.
     
  9. TJordan

    TJordan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Me too. I couldn't help it. I HAD TO SEE!!! It looks like 8 quitters or not fertile and maybe 1 blood ring. But solid 30 clean development. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  10. JacksFarmNGardn

    JacksFarmNGardn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh,the cough only comes at night.conveniently enough to keep me up. Lol.I think its just a sinus drip.i just didn't know if humans cold virus absorbed into the shell or something. I'm not worried about dropping,like i said, they are in half egg carton trays,and it takes like 3 seconds to turn all mine.
     
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