Early February 2016 Hatch - Who's In?

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by CoopDeDoo, Jan 8, 2016.

  1. Shadow722

    Shadow722 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have several Marans eggs. If they don't glow like a real dim lamp shade their good. My EE eggs were very easy to tell.
     
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  2. Triplecross

    Triplecross Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm, I have a forced air bator so I guess I'll see with my 1st eggs if they hatch alright under a constant temp of 38deg Celsius. It got great reviews; I'm remaining hopeful [​IMG]
     
  3. ambe0487

    ambe0487 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From what I have been told, anything with a fan inside to circulate the air for even distribution over the eggs.
     
  4. ambe0487

    ambe0487 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some people never change the temps. It is all about what you find works for your location and incubator. This is information I use a a reference from the vast years of experience from BYC people.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/hatching-eggs-101
     
  5. ambe0487

    ambe0487 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. LalaG

    LalaG Out Of The Brooder

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  7. Jessimom

    Jessimom Cats Rule Dogs Drool

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    I am sorry about the unfortunate event - scary thoughts. I'm happy you switched over to the brooder plate!! I bought a Premier 1 brooder plate and the chicks love it....they can hide under it as well as stay warm.

    I feel your pain!! I am such a bad candler, I don't see life when there really is something there, so I try to stay away until at least day 10.....
     
  8. CoopDeDoo

    CoopDeDoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I have that one and the larger one as well - you will not regret it. Totally worth the price and peace of mind :)
     
  9. ambe0487

    ambe0487 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    @Jessimom & @CoopDeDoo

    Do you like this one or a different one better? I don't plan to hatch any more than 20- 30 at a time so I figure this one would do well even as they get older?

    Or has anyone used a pet heating mat successfully?
     
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  10. CoopDeDoo

    CoopDeDoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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