42 eggs in the bator! Day one!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by gumpsgirl, May 17, 2008.

  1. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    My Genesis 1588 bator came yesterday. I set it up and let it regulate over night. Earlier this afternoon, I put 42 eggs in the bator and now have the long wait ahead of me. I have 24 Delaware eggs, 15 Blue Orpington eggs, 2 Serema eggs, and 1 EE egg in the bator! [​IMG] Wish me luck on my first ever hatch!!! [​IMG]

    I forgot to add that the temp is holding steady and 100 degrees and the humidity level is steady at 51%. [​IMG]
     
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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Good luck, Miss I-Must-Jump-In-With-Both-Feet, LOL! [​IMG]
     
  3. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Thanks Cyn! Is there any other way to do this?!?!
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    'course not! [​IMG]
     
  5. Dilly

    Dilly Cooped Up

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    Best of Luck to you and those pullets. lol all girls right. Also looking forward to sharing this adventure with you. Please keep us informed.

    Dilly
     
  6. peruvian_princess

    peruvian_princess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You go gumpsgirl! Mine has benn holding steady all night at 100 degrees and 50% humidity! I am on what day 1 and a half LOL! I already am looking for my next hathcing eggs LOL! I need help for real!
     
  7. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Here's to you having a great first hatch!...You did buy a very thick novel to read or are planning a shopping trip or going out to dinner and the movies for day 21 right?.. [​IMG]
     
  8. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:LOL! I am actually going to be home for most of that day. I will probably go crazy! I guess I will have to plan something to do. My kids keep me busy, so that will help. [​IMG]
     
  9. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:Thank you Dilly! That's very kind. [​IMG]
     
  10. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:Me too! I think I MIGHT try some silkies next time around. Or MAYBE just try some Barred Rocks or Wyandottes. We will have to see! Thank heavens I have 21 days to figure it out! LOL! [​IMG]
     

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