Finally......my 1st hatch of a shipped turkey egg !!!

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Struttn1, Apr 23, 2009.

  1. Struttn1

    Struttn1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just heard peeping from the hatching incubator and here is what I found. One of the Bourbon Red eggs I got from Steve had just hatched a day early. So far so good he/she is waddling all around the incubator.

    Thanks Steve. [​IMG]

    Please..please..please be a hen. [​IMG]

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  2. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

    hopefully more to come.

    Steve
     
  3. Struttn1

    Struttn1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And here a couple more pics of the newbie and also it looks like I will have a second poult hatching by morning. [​IMG] [​IMG]

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    And another one on the way. [​IMG]

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  4. ChanceRider

    ChanceRider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations on your new hatch!

    Mind if I ask a couple of questions? What type of 'bator did you use? What was your humidity? Did you increase it for hatching and if so how much and at what day?

    Thanks for your help... I hope to hatch out some turkey eggs sometime soon.
     
  5. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    I got a week to go on my Midget Whites from Steve... tick tock tick tock! I chickened out and had a friend incubate them for me in her Sportsman. I figured sharing a clutch was better than a whole poult to myself! LOL

    I just put some Bourbon Red eggs in my still air hovabator yesterday.... good to see that it can be done!

    Congratulations!!!
     
  6. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    awhh congrats! [​IMG]
     
  7. Struttn1

    Struttn1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank ya. I have 2 still air model Little Giants. One has automatic turner and one has no turner as I use it to hold eggs 3 days before they hatch when turning is to stop. I like to keep my Humidity at 50% and bump it to 60% during the hatch. I find that placing a wet folded washcloth under
    one of the vent holes will usaually give the desired boost in humidity.

    I just checked in and the little guy/gal is moving right along unzipping that eggshell. [​IMG]

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  8. Struttn1

    Struttn1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And here is the just hatched Bourbon number two from Steve's eggs. [​IMG]

    Please let them both be hens. [​IMG] [​IMG]:fl


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  9. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:onthespot

    Your Black Copper eggs are due to stop turning today! I haven't even candled them. [​IMG] . I'm soooooo on top of things.

    Steve
     

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