what does wiggling look like?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Christie Rhae, Jul 14, 2011.

  1. Christie Rhae

    Christie Rhae Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 5, 2010
    Big Island, Hawaii
    I am at the end of day 19. I stare and stare at my eggs and either I am seeing movement or I am staring long enough that I imagine it. Will the movement be obvious? Will I have to stare really hard to see it or will the eggs really move?
    argh this is killing me! lol
  2. florasbell

    florasbell Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2011
    if you have any marks on the eggs you can clearly see movement they can turn themselves or it can be just a wiggle or you might not even see anything but if you think you are seeing movement you probably are they are so quick i put a spot on the top and watch that but becareful iv been sitting at my bator for days wathing egg tv you family will think you have gone crazy lol and when the cheeping starts it even more addictive nw i have my babies appearing one by one and im still watching them
  3. bobbieschicks

    bobbieschicks Chicken Tender

    Jun 24, 2011
    King George, VA
    My Coop
    Quote:Wiggling to me was the egg shook ever so slightly for a brief time, rested and then shook some more. But it's very little movement and I had to be watching carefully at the egg to see it. My son said "mom, that egg moved" but because I was watching a different egg I missed the one he saw.

    I'm on Day 21 - hatch day - but apparently my chicks don't know that [​IMG]
  4. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

    Sep 7, 2009
    Florida - Space Coast
    When we still hatched laying flat some eggs would rock and roll and move/change positions, while others would give a slight jiggle. Don't see the jiggles now that we use egg cartons, but hatch rates are much higher too. Good luck with your hatch, bator TV is some of the best programing.

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