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1st time hatching !!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by nicokl502, Jan 22, 2012.

  1. nicokl502

    nicokl502 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so been waiting for 2 weeks to get my eggs and at last they came friday and for my wait they gave 4 eggs not 3 very nice of them!! they have been in there for the past 2 days and ever thing going fine the light did burned out for about a hour on the 1st day and the temp only went down to 80 so they should be fine right ?? i like i said it was only for a hour had to find a new light !! but now i have tons just in case it happens again does anyone want to be my hatch buddies???
     
  2. matlock585

    matlock585 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll hatch with you. I have 30 bantam cochins and 11 Easter egger mutts on day 4. I have a thread on here titled setting eggs 1-18-12 looking for hatch buddies. you can join in there with us if you like. Lots of people joined it.
    good luck, keep us posted.
     
  3. nicokl502

    nicokl502 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sound like fun love to join i have one easter egger and 3 golden polish
     
  4. matlock585

    matlock585 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am on day 4. I already candled a few and they're doing good. I saw one I know is clear and several I know are making babies!
    What type of incubator are you using? I have a home made which is one I built last year that I tore up and built again this year into a bigger cooler. This is my first hatch in it. Thanks for joining my thread.
     
  5. nicokl502

    nicokl502 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i just bought a very cheep one that holds only 4 eggs if if it turns out good i maybe just build a bigger one, how did you build yours? and how do you join a thread by the way??[​IMG]
     
  6. nicokl502

    nicokl502 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what are you looking for when you do the candel test??
     
  7. sager:)silkies

    sager:)silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    post the link ill join
     
  8. matlock585

    matlock585 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here a pic of one I candled on about day four the last time I set eggs.

    [​IMG]
     
  9. nicokl502

    nicokl502 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok thanks i will try it on a few days [​IMG]
     

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