Early February 2016 Hatch - Who's In?

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

  1. CoopDeDoo

    CoopDeDoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The day I put them in and at the first candling.
     
  2. ambe0487

    ambe0487 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I plan to only candle them before putting them in, day 14 and before lockdown.
     
  3. ambe0487

    ambe0487 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope everyone is having an egg-cellent day.
     
  4. LilChickens2

    LilChickens2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I plan on weighing the eggs. I'll probably just do a sampling of eggs to see any trends.
     
  5. LilChickens2

    LilChickens2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very cute! What breed and how old?
     
  6. ambe0487

    ambe0487 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great idea on the sampling. I'll be sure to candle all but weigh certain ones on the 3 dates.
     
  7. ambe0487

    ambe0487 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is Mozart and he is just over 5 weeks old. He was hatched as an Ameraucana but his feather coloration isn't breed standard. ={ He's one the the 3 Roos that hatched this last round.
     
  8. LilChickens2

    LilChickens2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No word on my shipped eggs so I collected six from my own these last few days and put them in the incubator. I'll move these to my back up incubator at lockdown. Sorry for the poor lighting, my flash wasn't working.

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    I also weighed each egg, marked them with a pencil date, and logged my data.
     
  9. CoopDeDoo

    CoopDeDoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's going to be interesting to see your data since you are going to track weight.
     
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  10. CoopDeDoo

    CoopDeDoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    USPS tracking says the Cochin eggs arrive today [​IMG] The incubator temp and humidity are holding steady. My plan is to candle them and rest them over night, then set them all tomorrow morning - yay!

    I found a "pop-up" mesh laundry basket that fits perfectly over the incubator as a cat deterrent - so far they are uninterested [​IMG] Unfortunately the only place I have to place the incubator is the room with the litterbox.... will be temporarily moving the litterbox to another room during hatch so that I can keep the door closed.
     

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