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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by nurse_turtle, Dec 16, 2011.

  1. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I placed the temperature/hygrometer probe for a spot check. It's 98.0 degrees and 51% humidity. I usually sleep on my sides but sometimes I do wake up kinda half on my abdomen, so I guess we'll see. I can't wait to candle on Tuesday or Wednesday (if I can wait that long).

    I do realize this may bring me one day closer to an extended stay in the nut hut.


    Keep it family friendly please.
     
    Last edited: Dec 18, 2011
  2. lswatson111304

    lswatson111304 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So whats the temp under a hen? Will it just take a day or so more? Where will you put the egg when you shower?
     
  3. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm thinking the hatch day may be a day or 2 later than usual. I have a heating pad I'll use for when I'm bathing. On low, the thermometer reads 101.
     
  4. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:I slept on my belly right up to the night before each of my full-term children were born....[​IMG]
     
  5. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I slept on my belly right up to the night before each of my full-term children were born....[​IMG]

    Ah, so that's what happened to them. teehee![​IMG]
     
  6. BHep

    BHep Overrun With Chickens

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    I will be following this. [​IMG]
     
  7. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Almost bedtime for tonight. I've been wondering about the turning of the egg like I would in the bator. I'm thinking just the movement and changing positions of my body would be an appropriate substitute. I keep forgetting it's under there and am afraid I may reach or stretch and lose it. I'm Keeping a snug top/sports bra on at all times and I've written the word "EGG" on top on both hands as a reminder. It's been under there for 12 hours so far with 20.5 days to go. Whew! This is starting to seem more like a battle of determination.
     
  8. RareBreedFancier

    RareBreedFancier Surrounded by Broodies

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    Good luck for you and your egg's first night. [​IMG]
     
  9. BairleaFarm

    BairleaFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:by broodys butt was 96* most of her hatch. she got mad when i tried to check humidity.
     
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  10. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:by broodys butt was 96* most of her hatch. she got mad when i tried to check humidity.

    I guess she had to draw that line somewhere! Measuring her humidity must be the chicken equivalent of asking a woman's age or how much she weighs. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2011

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