August 29 Set - First Incubating

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by Acornewell, Sep 3, 2014.

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  1. Acornewell

    Acornewell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just got my incubator in the mail and I set 13 eggs. This is my first hatch!!!
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    Good luck.

    Did you run it for a day to let it heat up and see if the temps are stable?

    As for the poll. I set anywhere from 2 to 80. My incubator will hold over 120 and the hatcher another 50 so I can stagger hatches. It gets awkward in the hatcher if I want to pedigree the eggs/chicks though.
     
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  3. Acornewell

    Acornewell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, I ran it actually a little bit longer that 24 hours to stabilize. :)

    I candled and I am thinking only 1 of the 13 is unfertilized. I'll know today...I am going to candle again.
     
  4. Acornewell

    Acornewell Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well my first time incubating was not so great! I am so devastated. I did have 2 hatch and are in the brooder. I had the third hatch, and died in the incubator while drying off. And the fourth died before fully hatching. I dont know what happened. All of the settings on the incubator were fine and stable. I dont think anything else is going to hatch. It is day 23 and there is no movement of the eggs.
     
  5. ChickenCanoe

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