White Silkie & B/B/S Jersey hatch...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Wynette, Nov 12, 2009.

  1. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    TamiHunter is incubating White Silkies, due to hatch this Friday - I'm incubating B/B/S Jersey Giants, due to begin late tonight.

    Tami & I wanted to begin a thread so we could compare notes easily rather than PMing back & forth...anyone is welcome to join in!


    I've got 7 eggs in (a TINY hatch!!), and day 20 began at 8 p.m. last night. I had two eggs that had water in the air cell (I've not seen this before, nor have any of my seasoned hatching friends, so not exactly sure what's going on). The eggs are extremely porous, so I increased the humidity more than what I typically hatch at. That was my first thought on the water in the air cell, but then when I looked at the sizes of the air cells - I found they were a bit larger than they should be. So it can't be from that.

    Anyway...I hatch in egg cartons, but the 2 that had water in the air cells I removed, and laid them on their sides. One of them was rolling all over the bator yesterday, but last night & this morning....nothing. So, I don't know if it died, or I just haven't been able to catch it rolling again.

    I really expected a pip or two by this morning, but nothing. Hope I get a few to hatch! I'm at work all day today, but DH will be reporting in to let me know if anything is happening.

    Tami, what's going on with your hatch?
     
  2. TamiHunter

    TamiHunter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nothing is going on with my hatch as of yet!! Today is only day 20 so there is still hope!! Wishing us the best for our hatches!!
     
  3. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Tami, here's some fairy hatching dust for us! [​IMG]
     
  4. TamiHunter

    TamiHunter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!!! And maybe a hatch dance.....[​IMG]
     
  5. larryj57

    larryj57 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    good luck my first ever hatch is due the 16th
     
  6. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    How exciting, Larry! What are you hatching?
     
  7. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Sending lots and lots of good hatching vibes everyones way!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Good hatching vibes coming your way [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    THANKS, Gumpsgirl & Cammy! We can use all the help we can get! This waiting is a KILLER....It's like......... [​IMG]
     
  10. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    Quote:Isn't that the truth! Best wishes and good luck to you both!
     

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