Bator is full!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hart31, Feb 29, 2008.

  1. hart31

    hart31 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've got 15 buff orp eggs, 13 silkie eggs, and 11 blue orp eggs in the bator!

    The last batch I had the eggs laying loose and rolled the completely over by hand every time. This time I have them in egg cartons with one side on a styrofoam block and just move the cartons from side to side each time. Hope it works [​IMG] It is much quicker to turn them this way and much gentler on the eggs.

    I've got more blue orps and some frizzle polish coming next week so I guess they will have to go into the old Sears & Roebuck round galvanized bator [​IMG]
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Happy hatching....
     
  3. hart31

    hart31 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is a little auracana cross chick from the first batch that is so friendly! When we reach into the brooder it will come over and jump into your hand to be picked up. [​IMG]
    Last night it laid in my hand and vibrated almost like a kitten purring? I sure hope it's a hen!
     

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