First Time Hatching

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

  1. jpepmiller

    jpepmiller Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 2, 2017

    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

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    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

    Jan 29, 2017
    Elgin South Carolina
    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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