6 out of 7 ain't bad!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by wanda047, May 4, 2009.

  1. wanda047

    wanda047 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I couldn't be at home to watch the chicks hatch since my son's in the hospital, but just received word that 6 of the 7 eggs in my bator hatched successfully. These eggs were shipped from shelleyd2008 and I could not have been more pleased. No broken eggs in shipment! [​IMG]

    This was my first hatching and in a LG incubator. Had very few issues with temp/humidity, but did have to keep a close eye on it and adjust when room temps changed due to weather changes, etc. I can't believe I did so well! I figure 6 out of 7 ain't so bad!! [​IMG]

    My son emailed me these thumbnails earlier. Can't wait to get home and see the chicks for myself and get some better photos to share. I have one Mille fleur and 5 cochins. My second MF did not hatch.
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  2. k2chickens

    k2chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on the new chicks![​IMG]
     
  3. insiderart

    insiderart Obviously Insane

    Apr 30, 2009
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    Congrats on the chicks! Hugs on the son in the hospital.
     
  4. Garden Gal

    Garden Gal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on the fuzzy kids and good thoughts coming to the "skinned" kid, too!
     
  5. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    What cuties!! That little cochin has a lot of white on it, looks like it will have very good mottling!!

    And 6 of 7 is better than good, that is great!! [​IMG] I don't think I have ever had a hatch that good, even on my own eggs! Tell me ALL your secrets!! [​IMG]
     
  6. wanda047

    wanda047 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Just do everything they tell you NOT to do. [​IMG]
     

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