FIVE VIDEOS show Draw Down and Internals post #44701
TIMELINE OF HATCHING FOUND HERE.......
MARKING AIR CELLS DAY 18, DRAW DOWN, INTERNAL PIP, EXTERNAL PIP, and ZIPPING post #35770
Pips and ZIPS ARE NOT THE SAME PATIENCE is a MUST!
DONT PICK THE PIPS! post #24611
TIMELINE of a silky HATCHING! NOTE HOW LONG IT TOOK FROM INTERNAL TO ZIPPING post #33770
TIMELINE OF A POLISH HATCHING QUICK HATCHOUT! post #46572
Hatching Behavior & How the chick Comes out of the Shell post #34865
Empty shells - a valuable source of information click HERE
This is what am EGG from a good chick hatch looks like! your goal post #14673
HOW to figure out HATCH RATE post #4601
MALPOSITIONS /PIPS WRONG END are the first to pip and the last DIS after hatch post #19606
Malposition (pipped wrong end) chick most times will hatch! VIDEO post #22241
STUFF OOZING from pip begin post #19606
Images normal chick pip position post #19606
STUCK ZIPPING WHAT DO I DO? bottom of post #35770
It has a bump on its head! What The Heck Is A Vaulted Skull? post #46616
Swollen abdomen? A WET chick? or infection post #24810
Eggtopsy possible Sticky chick post #35087
NAVELS She HATCHED! But what's with her butt? post #25012
Umbilical Gunk aka Strings post #25012
Help I have a BLEEDER! NAVEL looks like a Vagina? begin (this is gonna be a long one) post #5159
Yolk Sac problems:
MY CHICK has yolk hanging and is dragging in the bator HELP! begin post #15672
THIS IS NOT PASTY BUTT its Umbilical post #4077
Look ok or not fully absorbed yolk?? Begin post #4578
Chick hatched with foot through yolk sack post #68442
I HAVE EGGS LEFT UNHATCHED NOW WHAT? post #12001
How can you tell if they are dead post #25224 & see: Float Testing, Checking Egg Viability For Late Or Overdue Hatching
Pipped but dead post #47432
Normal hatching position and the six recognized malpositions Images: click here
Hatchability Problem Analysis http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00008570/00001
Troubleshootting Incubation http://anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu/pdf/8127.pdf
This is also a great pdf with pics: paste link in browser search: CLICK HERE
POOR INCUBATION RESULTS post #20480
What Went Wrong During Incubation could it be the flock? or Incubation? post #1825
Effects of nutrition on infertility, embryo mortality and hatchability. click Here
Some causes of EARLY CHICK MORTALITY post #17586 ~ http://www.poultry.uga.edu/extension/documents/French-Livability.pdf
BONES STICKING OUT legs freom BATOR Mesh! COVER IT B4 Lockdown!! post #67787
RED HOCKS, HIGH HUMIDITY post #464
Wry Neck post #60013
Chick Air Sac Rupture image of sacs post #54382
Chick and Chicken Vitamins HAVE SOME ON HAND post #61039
Momma Hen Booted egg out of nest, SAVE The chick Video Assist A THANK you video from Maxine post #1864
7,491 eggs were set for the Easter Hatch-a-long
But, How Many Will Hatch?
ONE GUESS! & NO EDITS!
ALL EDITED POST's WILL BE Disqualified!
Give us your best guess on how many eggs will HATCH
by all BYC'ers participating in this hatch-a-long.
It includes ALL chicks, whether they are chicken, duck, goose, turkey, quail, emus, etc.
Have the closest guess and you win!
chicken salt and pepper shaker, courtesy of Hurley
This contest is open to all BYC members in the Continental U.S. (outside U.S. may guess for a GFM Prize)
Only 1 guess per member & Number may only be used once,
(Please make sure to check through the posts to make sure that your number isn't already taken)
NO EDITS ALLOWED, Edited posts will be disqualified!
If you want to lock in a number, post it before anybody else.
Note: We do our best to get everyone to report back how many eggs will hatch. HOWEVER, We'll have to cut off the reporting at some point and that's the number we'll go with for this contest!
Be the closest to the actual Hatch total to win!
Deadline for entry is March 29th,2016 at midnight PST
A panel of judges will determine the winner!
"Canning Season" block quilted wall hanging (roughly 14x14) courtesy of @campingshaws
Watermelon Duck Diaper courtesy of @kukupecpec
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1. Double PM storage space
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6. First peek at new features and specials before we roll them out to the rest of the members.
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7th Annual 2016 Easter Hatch-a-long!
3 Prizes for the top 3 winners!
First Prize: $30.00 BYC Gift Certificate
courtesy of @Jessimom
Second Prize: Family Recipe Book
courtesy of @Penny Hen
Third Prize: 6 month GFM
Deadline for entry is March 25th, 2016 at midnight PST
I have 4 pips now...oddly, I don't hear anything. Quiet little babies.