Fanci's Chick Log 2019

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Fanci Feathers Marans, Jan 13, 2019.

  1. Fanci Feathers Marans

    Fanci Feathers Marans Chicken Tender

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    Missouri
    My Coop
    I thought this would be a nice way to keep track of my broods this year. Books get lost, but this makes an easy-to-find and familiar place to record my chicks as they hatch and grow. And guess what? Each post is dated!
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    Today is day 1, hour 1 of the new incubator hatch.
    Sires are "Biscuit Cucumber" and an unnamed rooster, both just over a year old. They are half brothers, sired by "Trumpet," a Little Peddlers roo.
     
  2. HuffleClaw

    HuffleClaw Addicted To Birds

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    Jul 8, 2018
    Alabama
    First to join! Following!! Yayyyyy
     
  3. Brahmachicken240

    Brahmachicken240 Crossing the Road

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    Dec 26, 2018
    Ireland
    :pop
    Good luck with your hatch!
     
  4. HuffleClaw

    HuffleClaw Addicted To Birds

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    Jul 8, 2018
    Alabama
    Ooooohhhh Fanci, we can be broody mommas together. Our babies will be hatching the same week, mine will just be 2x smaller. :pop :celebrate
     
  5. Butterscotchbitesfinger

    Butterscotchbitesfinger Crossing the Road

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    Nov 2, 2018
    AU
    Good luck! I hope they all hatch
     
  6. Fanci Feathers Marans

    Fanci Feathers Marans Chicken Tender

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    Jun 26, 2017
    Missouri
    My Coop
    Thanks, guys!

    Ooh, what are you hatching? OEGB?
     
  7. HuffleClaw

    HuffleClaw Addicted To Birds

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    Alabama
    Yes, OEGBs :) Tiny babies
     
  8. Fanci Feathers Marans

    Fanci Feathers Marans Chicken Tender

    1,576
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    1,102
    Jun 26, 2017
    Missouri
    My Coop
    I'm having trouble keeping the humidity up. It got down to I think 35% last night. I've considered leaving it dry, but that's just too low for me to deal with. I want my temp at 99.5, and I want my humidity at 49%. Its just impulse.
    I'm considering putting a damp cloth in there to help stabilize the humidity while I'm gone to town and work, but I've never used things like that before. I also don't have a sponge, so... help?
     
  9. Fanci Feathers Marans

    Fanci Feathers Marans Chicken Tender

    1,576
    55,558
    1,102
    Jun 26, 2017
    Missouri
    My Coop
    So far damp cloth is working. Now to see if it holds for very long...
     
  10. Kris5902

    Kris5902 Crowing

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    Oct 12, 2018
    British Columbia, Canada
    Following! All these hatching threads are making me want to order more eggs!
     

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