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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

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    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

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    LOL Good luck!
     

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