Valentines Day Hatch-A-Long 2016

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

  1. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    I have to mark air cells. 8 of my eggs are blue, can't see a thing in them besides the air cells. It's the only way to tell if the egg is developing or has quite.
     
  2. TJordan

    TJordan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Here are my day 12-13. Slight staggered due to production lvs. Started with 40. Lost 2 to blood ring and 8 to not fertile. All in all 30/40 alive and kicking. Great.
     
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  3. ShadesofSable

    ShadesofSable Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My day 10 report: total I've pulled 5 clears,and 4 quitters. Got 6 shipped eggs left and 4 local that are too dark to see into. At least one of the shipped is going very strong! He was moving and kicking this morning when I candled.
     
  4. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

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    My day 10 update: I re-checked the 3 clears and 2 were definitely still clear, so I pulled and cracked them open. Looked normal. Last one looked weird, but no veins and when I cracked it open the yolk was gross and mealy looking. No sign of development that I could see. Really glad I pulled it.

    The 13 others I left in the tray and just candled the tops to check for veins without removing the egg. Will look at them better on Sunday.
     
  5. NTBugtraq

    NTBugtraq ex-Surgeon General

    That's an early fail, the yolk gets milky.
     
  6. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

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    Thanks - I thought it might be something like that.
     
  7. NTBugtraq

    NTBugtraq ex-Surgeon General

    That's why eggtopsies are so important. People need to get past the upset of seeing a failed egg and realize that such an egg is a definite learning experience.
     
  8. TJordan

    TJordan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I cracked open all my fails. It was interesting showing my daughter a blood ring death. The clears were just normal looking. [​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  9. eastereggerlady

    eastereggerlady Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a dozen Easter eggers in my bator now due to hatch the 19th! I love the first hatch of the year!
     
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  10. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

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    Hey, where is everybody?

    Day 14 candle this morning and all 13 are still hanging in there. The air cells looked a little small, so I dropped my humidity a bit. Hope everyone else is doing well!
     

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