Day 4-First Time!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by 77horses, Sep 2, 2008.

  1. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

    Aug 19, 2008
    [CONFIDENTIAL]
    It's day 4 for the red star/rhode island red mix chicken eggs! [​IMG] They have been in the incubator since the day they were laid, and they seem to be in good condition. It's still unknown if they are fertile yet, but I am guessing they are, since the rooster always mates with the two hens that laid the eggs. There are two eggs in the bator right now. Temp is 97-101 degrees F.
    I even thought of names! [​IMG]

    Egg #1: Anna(female) OR Andrew(male)

    Egg#2: Peggy(female) OR Pedro(male)

    Good names? I think so! LOL
    Wish me luck when I candle them in about 3 or 4 days to see if fertile! [​IMG]

    p.s. The homemade incubator is doing great! [​IMG]
     
  2. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

    Aug 19, 2008
    [CONFIDENTIAL]
    sorry for no pics. [​IMG] I still haven't gotten the hang of posting pics on the forum. [​IMG]
     
  3. keljonma

    keljonma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2007
    8A East Texas
    Exciting times! I wouldn't worry about pics until they darlings start to hatch....
     
  4. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

    Aug 19, 2008
    [CONFIDENTIAL]
    Quote:Ok!
    Yep, I am SOO excited! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

    Aug 19, 2008
    [CONFIDENTIAL]
    anyone have any advise for this:
    I don't have a humidifier in the bator, but i can tell hum. is high, since I put the water bowl in and there is evaporation on the sides of the bator. Is this ok?
     

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