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*What percentage is this??*

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Tripp16, Nov 11, 2011.

  1. Tripp16

    Tripp16 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2011
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    Hi Ok I just candled all 13 of my silkie eggs. And So far I think I have 7 alive! I have a good bit of quitters.... [​IMG] ALSO is it bad if I cant see them move??? [​IMG]

    Is that a good hatch rate if they hatch?? Honestly?[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Nov 11, 2011
  2. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Quote:That's 49% if all 7 hatch. Are they shipped eggs?? If they are that would be a good hatch rate!!
     
  3. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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    My first time was about 50%--using my own eggs. I was super happy!!!
     
  4. Sphinx

    Sphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm only on my second hatch ever (7 eggs each time). I've only seen the chicks move inside on a couple eggs. I think you have to catch them at just the right moment when you're candling to see them move.

    I hope all of the ones you THINK are good hatch out healthy. [​IMG]
     
  5. billiejo21

    billiejo21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure what day you are on, but I couldn't really see movement until day 14 or so...I'm not good at candling, since I've just started, but as the chicks get bigger, it's easier to see!!!
     

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