Eggs Are Here! First hatched chick!!! HELP?!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Orphy, Jan 22, 2010.

  1. Orphy

    Orphy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My eggs arrived from JamesA today! I can't wait, I got a dozen + split bw welsummers and BLRW.
    Packing was awesome, didn't loose a single egg!

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    In the carton every egg was wraped with napkin for extra cushion. Thanks James and can't wait to see how these turn out!

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    I have them setting on the counter now, incubator running at 99 degrees, 40% humidity (just added water so it will go down a little in a few days).
    Any other last minute advice? First timer! and I am already so excited for hatch day!!!!
     
    Last edited: Feb 12, 2010
  2. rrhall

    rrhall Out Of The Brooder

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    I just set my shipped eggs pointy end down at room temp for 24hrs before I put them in the incubator.Sounds like you already have the incubator up and running,now for the hard part waiting 21 days.Those are some nice looking eggs,Good Luck with them.
     
  3. Madcap621

    Madcap621 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just set my Banty Welsummers today. Good Luck!
     
  4. SunshineSteedFarm

    SunshineSteedFarm Seramatching Equestrian

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    Congrats and Good luck! [​IMG]
     
  5. Orphy

    Orphy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! you too! and I have had it running for a few days now. Been reading on all the posts and was so afraid of one of those temp spikes in the middle of the night, so I let it run for a few days to make sure I didn't bake my eggs on the first night! 21 days never seemed so long!

    They have been resting pointy side down since I got them, debating wether or not to set them tonight or first thing in the morning.
     
  6. chickenma

    chickenma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    good luck
     
  7. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Good luck!!!!!
     
  8. Orphy

    Orphy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm goin in!
     
  9. JamesA

    JamesA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Glad to see they arrived in good condition.I will be keeping an eye on this thread to see how things go. [​IMG] My first hatch seemed like the 21 days was 12 months long. [​IMG]
     
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  10. Chipper

    Chipper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck with your hatch. [​IMG]
     

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