I have had something going on in my flock this fall. First I had my 8 month old australorp rooster show these symptoms:
Lethargic and fluffed up
Looked like he was eating and drinking.
He would get better, then worse, then better.
I wormed the flock and 3 days later he...
Got to love fall chick days at Atwoods. Just stopped in to pickup some adult chicken feed and looked in the bins. To my surprise I saw in the straight run bins 7 Egyptian fayoumis. I grabbed them and then 5 more that I'm not sure what breed on. 3 of some grayish chicks with brown stripes and 2...
Got my order of 30 heavy assorted from Murray McMurray this morning! Got a few extras. All shipped great. Candled all and looks like I only have a few with detached air pocket. Letting them sit today and will put in incubator tomorrow morning!
So I have 4 thermometers; built in one, 2 digitals, and a basic one. Current temp readings are 98.1 for built in, 97.5 for 1 digital, 100.4 for other digital and 100 for basic. Built in hygrometer reads 37 and digital reads 39. So confused on how my temps are all over the board!
Looking at a few models:
1. Farm innovators model 4200 pro series circulated air incubator with automatic egg turner.
2. Sanven Janoel 48 Eggs Digital Automatic Turner Incubator Hatcher
Eggs hatching today or tomorrow! We had 12 birds: 5 EE hens and 1 Rooster, 2 Minorca hens and 1 Rooster, 2 brown leghorn hens, and 1 white leghorn hen. Unfortunately we lost the Minorca Roo and a hen a week after collecting eggs :(. So we are looking at either straight EEs, straight Minorcas...