First time incubating -- Now I know what all the fuss is about.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Morrigan, May 9, 2016.

  1. Morrigan

    Morrigan Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2014
    I've always wondered at the number of hatching threads and "I'm on lockdown -- HELP" emergency threads. Now that I have my first ever batch of incubator eggs being locked down tonight I totally, totally get it.

    Does every minute from now until day 21 feel like 10 hours? Yes. Have I convinced myself they are all going to hatch? Yes. Have I convinced myself none are going to hatch? Yes. Am I a nervous wreck? YES!!!

    So, I've got 10 eggs in the Brinsea and 5 other eggs under a broody hen. All due to hatch on the same schedule. My husband is taking bets on how many miles I will log jogging between the coop to check on the hen and the basement to check on the incubator.
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

    Oct 11, 2014
    Gouverneur, NY
    LOL Good luck!

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