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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sandyj, Mar 10, 2009.

  1. sandyj

    sandyj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What day can you start candling and see something in the egg? This is my 1st try hatching. I'm on day six. I can hardly wait!!!! [​IMG]

    sandyj
     
  2. kandyg_99

    kandyg_99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I usually candle 7 days after the start of incubation.
     
  3. old mill poultry

    old mill poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try to wait one more day! You might see something now but it will be better to wait.
     
  4. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    I candle days 7-10-14 and day 18 before they go into the hatcher.
     
  5. sandyj

    sandyj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my gosh! What's the difference between a hatcher and an incubator? Am I suppose to have both. I thought they were hatched in the same thing. [​IMG]

    sandyj
     
  6. jay1995

    jay1995 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I cnadle on day 3 you can see veins and pulsating embryo. But some wait until day 7. Goodluck, -Jay
     
  7. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    You can use the same bator, but I have eggs set at different times so I just set up another bator to hatch in.
     
  8. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    I candle on day 9 or 11. Then 14, and 18
     
  9. favoritekitty

    favoritekitty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So an incubator and hatcher are the same thing? You just call one a "hatcher" because you take the eggs out before hatch to actually hatch in it?
     
  10. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    I use both LG bators. The LG that I use as a hatcher has all the little holes plugged up. It is an older model with bigger water wells.
     

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