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Hatching Eggs Under A Heat Lamp

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So I decided to sell my broody hens but they were still sitting on eggs. Well I didnt have the heart to just throw the developed eggs away. So I decided to put them under the heat lamp with my other baby chicks. Now I know chicks have to have a specific environment when theyre in the egg, so I didn't think it was going to work. It was kind of an experiment really. Well so far we've had two healthy baby chicks hatch from under the heat lamp. I just thought I'd share this with you guys. It's pretty exciting to see it working. I'm so glad I gave these eggs a chance. I'll post some pictures soon! smile.png
Edited by Mwing14 - 1/26/13 at 4:09am
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That is the newest one hatched about 30 minutes ago
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And here was the first baby to hatch smile.png
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congratulations.How many days the eggs spent under the lamp?

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Thanks! And the first one was under a day and yhe second one was under 3 days
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Just wanted to update that I had another chick hatch today from under the heat lamp and this one was under there for 6 days! I also hear peeping coming from inside another egg. It's pretty amazing smile.png
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