First Time Hatching

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jpepmiller, Mar 11, 2017.

  1. jpepmiller

    jpepmiller Out Of The Brooder

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    Alright guys, wish me luck! It's my first time hatching! I'm already super anxious. Will have to practice patience extra hard for the next 3 weeks. All of the eggs came from my flock except for the 3 Americauna eggs you see there. Super pumped!
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Good luck with your hatch :fl

    Yes the patience can be hard but it's so worth it in the end when the chicks hatch :D
     
  3. indigo flats

    indigo flats Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have learnt how to leave them alone. I check the incubator at 6 AM every morning for the temperature and humidity adjust humidity if needed and do not bother it until the next morning. Fist hatch this year had a 83% hatch rate two weeks in to the second hatch his year hoping for a better hatch rate adjusted my humidity setting a little higher than the first for the first 18 days from the last one to see if it makes a difference in hatch rate. It is exciting to see them hatch. Hope yours goes well for you.
     

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