Early February 2016 Hatch - Who's In?

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

  1. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok will do. Instructions? Mine are written in poorly translated English with the most laughable grammar in the world. Ha! I think I can get it though. .3 degrees is not bad. Do you use the styrofoam insulating shields that come with the incubator?
     
  2. LilChickens2

    LilChickens2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know these aren't the greatest pics, but for day 10, I wasn't sure about one of them (possible blood ring?). However, keeping them all in there until I candle in 8 days. Here are the pics:

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  3. CoopDeDoo

    CoopDeDoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great news - came home and temp was 99.3 - and to celebrate I did a day 7/day 8 candle - 18 viable eggs out of 22 [​IMG] 2 clears and 2 blood rings - all were cochin eggs.
     
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  4. LilChickens2

    LilChickens2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good news on the temp! What a relief. Are you going to keep the 4 that were clear/blood rings in the incubator or get rid of them?
     
  5. Shadow722

    Shadow722 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Day 9
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  6. TurkenMomma

    TurkenMomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 clears so far. I only have 4 in so looks like I'll only have 2 fluffy butts in my brooder. [​IMG]I have been keeping them in my incubator just in case they miraculously start developing... 8 days in... yes. I'm living in a dream world apparently!
     
  7. ambe0487

    ambe0487 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I worry about even taking them in and out of the Bator. I've started putting them in an egg carton to candle, helps give me an extra hand. Also is super helpful when tracing air cells
     
  8. ambe0487

    ambe0487 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good end to the day then!!
     
  9. ambe0487

    ambe0487 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I candled, weighed, and drew air cells on my 33 today. With my weighing on day 4 to be sure how their weight loss was going, I found I was hugely ahead of where they should be trending so I upped the humidity. FLASH TO TODAY: Air cells are on the small side for day 8 even though my weigh loss was in line with what it should be. :confused:. I think I will drop my humidity back into the mid 30's and check again in a week. :he. Although, I could clearly tell that at least 19 were viable... Oh yeah!!!!

    Plus on a side note, I have someone coming to grab my 2- 7 week old cockerels I hatched out last. I was worried about getting rid of them but I've had tons of people wanting them! YAY no stew pot for them!
     
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  10. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay!
     

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