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Step by Step Guide to ASSISTED Hatching

ps.... dont hesitate to pop on the thread and ask for help....  CLICK HERE FOR THREAD!   Educational Incubation & Hatching, w/ Sally Sunshine, learn everything from hatching to processing and so much more through questions and chatting!     ALSO there is a 9 1 1 - HELP!  stuff went wrong links from the thread HERE.. http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/incubating-w-friends-helpful-notes-links-informational-post-links       Step by Step Guide to ASSISTED Hatching by, Sally Sunshine Poultry BYC Member Interview - Sally Sunshine GRAPHIC PICTURES FIRST Why?... read more

Hatching Eggs 101

ps.... dont hesitate topop on the thread and ask for help.... CLICK HERE FOR THREAD!   Educational Incubation & Hatching, w/ Sally Sunshine, learn everything from hatching to processing and so much more through questions and chatting!    ALSO there is a 9 1 1 - HELP!  stuff went wrong links from the thread HERE..http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/incubating-w-friends-helpful-notes-links-informational-post-links  UPDATE:  I have pulled extremely helpful NOTES, LINKS & Informational Post Links from the incubation thread for EVERYONE'S convenience and will continue... read more

How To Make A Homemade Egg Candler Using Common Household Materials

  Candling Eggs Found an old can light in the garage. I bought a flourescent bulb for it, since they don't make much heat. Cut a hole in cardboard so the eggs would set slightly in it. I made two of these, one for the smaller bantam eggs. Here it is with an egg on it. Here it is with an egg on it -- lit up!   How to candle To candle, darken the room. Eggs can be out of the incubator (or away from a broody hen) for up to 20-30 minutes before starting... read more

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