Monthly Archives: May 2010

definitely/maybe?

Since seeing the heart beats in 17 of our eggs on Saturday night and still not finding on in the last egg, we were pretty sure that #16 was a “dud”.  Unforunately, there is no way to confirm this without … Continue reading

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Parenting is… fun?

we seem to be having a lot of trouble getting H’s blog posted!  I was planning on working on it with her this morning, but Deliah woke up screaming at 3 am, seems she turned her head in her sleep … Continue reading

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Where the heart is…

Last night Bill and I (Heather) were able to determine that at least 17 out of the 18 eggs were showing signs of viability.  We both know that life can change on a dime and we don’t expect all 17 … Continue reading

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what ALSO happens on day 4?

I confirm 17 out of 18 eggs have visable veins and embryos! Fantastic!

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What happens on day 4?

Here’s what’s happening inside our eggs today: The somites extend to the tip of the tail. The toes begin to form. The allantois is visible coming off the hindgut. We’re off to make plans, human babies trump chicken eggs this … Continue reading

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Birth, unrelated to chickens!

Our family has a new addition! Miss Sadie Anne was born this evening at 9:54pm!  Mom and dad are well (but sound very tired)… thankfully we already have an egg sitter lined up so we can drive down to meet … Continue reading

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What happens on day 3?

Here is what our successfully fertilized eggs do today: The head begins to turn onto its left side. The tongue begins to form. The amnion completely surrounds the embryo. The tail has appeared. Wing and leg buds are visible. Soon … Continue reading

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