yaaaayyy i see chickies!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Loretta212, Oct 10, 2011.

  1. Loretta212

    Loretta212 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well my first hatch didnt go se well but i had to try again ! and I can see so many little chickies forming. I candled yesterday which was day 4 and now i have to resist the urge to candle the eggs every day i think i might do it again at 14 days would that be a good time?
     
  2. Loretta212

    Loretta212 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got a pic!! surprised it came out so good
     
  3. Animalian

    Animalian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine are on day 6 and I saw an eyeball today!! It was moving around so was very exciting!

    Are you using an incubator or a broody? Mines a first time broody PR sitting on four eggs. I'm half expecting her to give up half way but it was worth a shot since the eggs were free!

    What will you be hatching? Mine will be 1/4 D'uccle 3/4 Ameraucana chicklets!
     
  4. Loretta212

    Loretta212 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i am using an incubator and i have the craziest mix of eggs right now lol some are from a flock that has a RIR roo, glw, slw and leghorns and some i ordered conchins and a barnyard mix ! so really its going to all be just one big surprise hahah
     
  5. Animalian

    Animalian Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 18, 2011
    Australia
    oo that make it even more exciting! The only variation I'll get is whether they'll have beards like their dad or be 'clean shaven' like their mumma lol

    sooo jealous I wish I could hatch a zillion babies! I can just see myself rolling around giggling my head off in a sea of baby chickens!
     
  6. chookhead

    chookhead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    resist the urge to candle i noe tis exciting btu chilling the embryos mite kill them i killed one of mine like that
     
  7. Loretta212

    Loretta212 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:i am going to try my hardest to wait until very close to lock down to even look again its so cool to see but i really want a better hatch this time so if i cant keep looking i wont
     
  8. Animalian

    Animalian Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 18, 2011
    Australia
    have you been able to resist candling again? I couldn't! Got three chicks growing and a dud! Only a week and half to go [​IMG]

    wish they'd be done already! I really need something positive chook-wise right now [​IMG]
     

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