By crazypetlady · Nov 17, 2012 · Updated Dec 7, 2012 · ·
  1. crazypetlady
    16. [​IMG] Small Batch Best Hatch Rate

    This contest is for those hatching less than 24 eggs - we don't want to punish those who have not caught the Big Batch Fever yet!

    Hatch contestants may set up to 23 eggs. Post a picture on set day showing the number of eggs you have set and also fill out the hatching spreadsheet with that amount. These eggs may be under a broody or in an incubator. Y You must have your pictures and spreadsheet filled out by 3 days after hatch date. Best hatch rate wins! In the event of a tie, the winner will be chosen by random drawing.



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  1. mlm Mike
    11/16 RC RIR hatched.
  2. Selah
    I have three remaining in the 'bator...but I am calling quits if nothing has happened by my tentative final accounting is:
    12 silkie and 6 BO/PR set, for a total 18
    2 unfertilized silkies pulled after first candle, one additional quitter pulled at lockdown for a total of 15.
    8 silkies hatched, 4 BO/PR hatched for a total of 12.
  3. gabrielle1976
    I set 8 serama eggs took a pic filled out form and I now have 5 little serama babies . Do I need to post there pics anywhere
  4. Lrkel
    Set 19 and 6 hatched and are doing well.
  5. sarahannecloud9
    I just had one of the duds hatch!!!! So glad I left it! So, 7 out of 10 made it. :) Yipee! I havn't heard anything elese out of the other dud though. Sayin some prayers!
  6. mbmess2003
    started with 14, 12 went into lock down.....6 hatched.
  7. Chickflick2
    My hatch is complete. I set 19 eggs and 12 have hatched...63.16%
  8. sarahannecloud9
    Ok, no spreadsheet, I;ll just post it here. :) set 10, 2 were duds, 1 died during pipping, and 1 died just after hayching. So 6 out of 10 runnin round.
  9. hdowden
    i set 3 tossed one and still waiting on the other 2 to either hatch or not hatch :/
  10. Selah
    I originally set 6 BO/PR of my own, and 12 silkies from a fellow BYCer in the next county:) 2 non-fertile silkies pulled after first candle, one quitter silkie at lockdown, for a total of 6 BO/PR and 9 silkies going to lockdown. First pip (silkie) shortly after midnight...4 active pips currently, and nothing zipped or hatched we're not winning any races, but I don't mind<3!
  11. Chickflick2
    I also set 19 - 16 developed and 8 have hatched, one at 12:03am this morning. There are more pipping. I hope they all make it out.
  12. RedBrush Farm
    I set 19 - 10 developed and 7 have hatched at this point
  13. sarahannecloud9
    I still can not find the spreadsheet thing? Can someone pm me a link ppretty PLEASE!!??
  14. Fuzzybird
    Well I only have 2 eggs left. Both silky/polish mixes.
  15. mbmess2003
    originally set 14 icelandics
  16. TheFunnyFarmOJ
    We set 10 mixed eggs!
  17. sarahannecloud9
    I set 10 hopefully cochin. :)
  18. mnferalkitty
    I set 4 eggs
  19. Fuzzybird
    I have 10 eggs set. I posted picture on the egg set thread.
  20. Hurley
    18 eggs set here. :) Posted to the eggs set thread.
    I hear a spreadsheet is going up on Friday.
  21. Chickflick2
    I posted a picture with my 19 eggs that I set at 12:02pm on Tuesday. I don't know what spreadsheet you are talking about, but I will try to find it.
  22. Aschenfire
    I posted my eggs on the "eggs set" thread... 14 Serama eggs. Should I post them here, too?
  23. hdowden
    i have 2 silkie eggs going in today hope they hatch lol someone deceided to lay last min

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