Exciting night ----

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jamij, Feb 27, 2012.

  1. jamij

    jamij Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 24, 2012
    Greenville, SC
    The Jann family made their first ever homemade incubator!!! Got the light bulb going and the sponges in so we can let the temp/humidity get regulated.

    Hoping to add some Silkie eggs soon (thanks to a sweet new friend here on BYC). My kids are so excited (but not as excited as me :))

    Thanks to this amazing site for all the things we are learning.
  2. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

    Feb 19, 2011
    Massachusetts, USA
    [​IMG] Way to go!!!
  3. DCasper

    DCasper Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2012
    Benton, KY
    Congratulation, let us know how it goes...

  4. jamij

    jamij Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 24, 2012
    Greenville, SC
    Well thought I would update on our progress! Tomorrow is Day 16 for the first batch of eggs (the Silkie eggs) -- we have 6 out of the original 12 that have developed and look good for probable hatching next week! We do have a second batch of eggs (larger eggs from a variety of breeds from a dear homeschooling friend who gifted them to me). Those are due to hatch a week later. So...we are now a two incubator family so we have one ready for lock down on Sunday!

    The kids are excited but I think I am more excited. Getting our brooders all ready this weekend and chic feed etc ready to go!

    Thanks everyone on this amazing forum for all of your wisdom!!![​IMG]

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