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first time incubating my own eggs!!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ogiebogi, Jun 24, 2011.

  1. ogiebogi

    ogiebogi New Egg

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    Hi im Jane, me and my partner julian have about 50 hens, up at our stabes thay supply our small b&b with eggs nicely, we have decided to hatch some bantems in a friends incubator so have put 6 leghorns in 6 buff laced wyandottes 6 mottled pekins and julian wanted some blue orpingtons, thay have all gone in in the last 2 days , this morning as i turned them i noticed that oe of the blue orpingtons has a hirline crack!! should i just discard this egg or shall try the candle waxing ? looking forward to this experiance with anticipation [​IMG]
     
  2. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

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  3. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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    A big Texas-sized [​IMG]

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  4. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    [​IMG] & welcome from Louisiana!

    I've used candle wax on a few the last time I incubated some and they all hatched!! Good Luck!! [​IMG]
     
  5. ogiebogi

    ogiebogi New Egg

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    ok wax on will let you all know what happens, it one of my mixed leghorn bantem eggs not as i first thorght (a blue orpington) fingers and toes crossed!!
     
  6. Binkly1455

    Binkly1455 New Egg

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    Welcome! And best of luck with the waxing![​IMG]
     
  7. Cadjien_De_Louisiane

    Cadjien_De_Louisiane SWLA Gamefowl Breeder

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  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. Good luck with your hatching. [​IMG]
     
  9. benjoycei

    benjoycei Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi from NC [​IMG]
     
  10. FeatheredObsessions

    FeatheredObsessions Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You'll absolutely love hatching! [​IMG]
     

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