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By eestep8, Jan 11, 2012 | |
  1. eestep8
    First Time Incubating
    I chose to buy a LG still air as my first incubator. We got 4 white and 4 black silkie eggs from my sisters 4-H advisor and 16 buff, partridge mix silkies from Ky Chicken Fan. Here is my journal.
    3/15
    11:00 Pm Put the eggs in
    3/16
    2:38 Pm 99 degrees 55% humidity, turned to 0
    8:51 Pm 99 degrees 56% humidity, turned to x, switched eggs to cartons
    3/17
    3:09 Am 99 degrees 54% humidity turned to 0, carton method-much easier
    1:50 Pm 99 degrees 56% humidity, turned to x

    9:11 Pm 100 degrees 58% humidity, turned to 0
    3/18
    6:36 Am 99 degrees 58% humidity turned to x
    2:14 Pm 99 degrees 59% humidity, turned to 0, took out 1 plug to lower humidity some
    9:26 Pm 102 degrees 51% humidity, turned to x, Candled 2, W1 nothing yet, S16 dot w/veining
    3/19
    3:28 Am 100 degrees 50% humidity, turned to 0
    2:06 Pm 100 degrees 43% humidity, turned to x
    11:03 Pm 100 degrees 44% humidity, turned to 0, candled 9, S1, S2 and W2-4 nothing, B1-4 dot w/veining
    3/20
    3:50 Am 100 degrees 43% humidity, turned to x
    2:24 Pm 101 degrees 43% humidity, turned to 0
    9:10 Pm 101 degrees 43% humidity, turned to x
    3/21
    2:40 Am 101 degrees 43% humidity, turned to 0
    12:35 Pm 101 degrees 42% humidity, turned to x
    6:30 Pm 101 degrees 43% humidity, turned to 0
    3/22
    1:24 Am 101 degrees 43% humidity, turned to x
    3:04 Pm 101 degrees 41% humidity, turned tp 0
    9:23 Pm 101 degrees 41% humidity, turned to x
    3/23
    3:57 Am 100 degrees 41% humidity, turned to 0
    4:34 Pm 101 degrees 42% humidity, turned to x
    9:20 Pm 100 degrees 53% humidity, turned to 0, Candled S11-16 Yes
    3/24
    3:17 Am 100 degrees 43% humidity, turned to x
    3:17 Pm 101 degrees 42% humidity, turned to 0
    9:23 Pm 101 degrees 39% humidity, turned to x, candled S5,6,8 & 9 Yes S10 Yes but w/less growth S7 No
    3/25
    5:29 Am 100 degrees 41% humidity, turned to 0
    3:14 Pm 100 degrees 46% humidity, turned to x
    9:15 Pm 100 degrees 46% humidity, turned to 0, Candled S3 &4 Yes but w/less growth B1-4 Yes
    3/26
    4:06 Am 100 degrees 44% humidity, turned to x
    4:27 Pm 101 degrees 44% humidity, turned to 0
    10:07 Pm 101 degrees 45% humidity, turned to x, Candled S1 & W4 Yes, S2 & W1-3 No
    3/27
    4:05 Am 100 degrees 45% humidity, turned to 0
    3:42 Pm 101 degrees 43% humidity, turned to x
    10:00 Pm 101 degrees 45% humidity, turned to 0
    3/28
    7:09 Am 101 degrees 44% humidty, turned to x
    2:24 Pm 101 degrees 44% humidity, turned to 0
    11:04 Pm 101 degrees 44% humidty, turned to x
    3/29
    6:10 Am 101 degrees 44% humidity, turned to 0
    4:19 Pm 101 degrees 43% humidity, turned to x
    10:02 Pm 100 degrees 45% humidity, turned to 0
    3/30
    4:02 Am 101 degrees 44% humidty, turned to x
    4:16 Pm 101 degrees 44% humidity, turned to 0
    9:50 Pm 101 degrees 45% humidty, turned to x, candled s10 blood ring, S16,9,3,4, B1 and W4 yes
    3/31
    6:36 Am 101 degrees 44% humidity, turned to 0
    4:27 Pm 102 degrees 44% humidty, turned to x
    10:51 Pm 101 degrees 48% humidity, turned to 0
    4/1
    7:58 Am 101 degrees 45% humidty, turned to x
    3:35 Pm 102 degrees 46% humidity, turned to 0
    10:31 Pm 102 degrees 47% humidity, turned to x
    4/2
    5:52 Am 101 degrees 45% humidity, turned to 0
    4:06 Pm 102 degrees 45% humidty, turned to x
    10:22 Pm 101 degrees 48% humidity, turned to 0, Candled all; S2 and 7, and W1-3 infertile removed from bator,S10 Blood Ring removed from bator, S12 Quiter left it in the bator.
    4/4
    Approx. 4:30 Pm S4 hatched
    4/5
    Sometime in the AM 5 hatched
    4/6
    Sometime in the AM 1 hatched
    4/7
    Candled, the other 10 embryos died​

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