Fingers crossed!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by resthavenfarms, Jul 1, 2010.

  1. resthavenfarms

    resthavenfarms Out Of The Brooder

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    Went into lockdown today with a mixed batch of 40 some eggs, Dominiques and cochins. Hoping some of my Dominiques hatch, haven't had good luck with them this year.

    In my other incubator I have a single modern game bantam egg and two duck eggs that are hanging out, they're supposed to hatch at the same time. I ordered some MGB eggs and the post office was incredibly hard on them, and only two even started to grow and one died around day 4 or so [​IMG] This one looks spry in there, so please keep your fingers *and toes* crossed for him because I really want him to come out! [​IMG]
     
  2. mrslb333

    mrslb333 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] everything crossed for you. Good luck [​IMG] [​IMG]:hugs
     
  3. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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    Good luck! Fingers and toes crossed!
     
  4. resthavenfarms

    resthavenfarms Out Of The Brooder

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    No rocking or peeping yet! They're due in the morning. Last candling all looked good except one that was questionable and I left it in there. Here's hoping.
     
  5. resthavenfarms

    resthavenfarms Out Of The Brooder

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    Peeping, but no real action yet. Looks like hatchers may be a day or so late. Hmm...and my temp appeared to run a little high, not low.
     
  6. resthavenfarms

    resthavenfarms Out Of The Brooder

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    Two babies! Look like Dominiques, too [​IMG]
     
  7. sonjab314

    sonjab314 Constant State of Confusion

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    Congratulations on your new babies [​IMG]
     
  8. Cattitude

    Cattitude Chillin' With My Peeps

    Congratulations! [​IMG]
     
  9. resthavenfarms

    resthavenfarms Out Of The Brooder

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    Still only the two [​IMG] I had good temp (I thought a touch high at 100.3 or so) and humidity the whole time. A couple have pips but not sure if they're still alive or not. *sigh*.This is the second bunch I've set from the same group of chickens, and I've not had good luck either time. I had 100% hatch rate on a couple of other bunches, and one 80%....these eggs, not so much. Don't know if it's me or the chickens!
     

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