First try at hatching... ***PICS***

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cmom, Nov 21, 2010.

  1. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I put eggs in the incubator today. This is going to be my first hatch. A friend gave me some eggs out of his breeding pens. Not sure of the fertility, but we will see. I'm going to candle them at 10 days. On day 18 or 19 they will go into the hatcher. My roosters aren't quite old enough to do the deed yet. Hopefully I'll know what I'm doing by the time they are ready.
     
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  2. crawfordmama

    crawfordmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Best of luck! I've got my fingers crossed for you! I'll be trying my hand at it in early spring.
     
  3. SteveH

    SteveH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Best wishes !
     
  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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  5. dolly85

    dolly85 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love the videos! Looking inside the eggs is almost as exciting as an ultrasound when I was pregnant. I candle my eggs every day, sometimes twice!!!! I hope all goes well for you and your unborn babies. [​IMG]
     
  6. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    So far it looks like I'm going to have a good hatch. I have only found a couple of the serama eggs that look like they aren't developing. I have EE, Blue Cochin, Serama, Black Sex Links and some mixed.
     
  7. Joey8765

    Joey8765 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    congratulations [​IMG]

    good luck on your first hatch!!

    could you put up some photos of your incubator?
     
  8. BigIslandChicks

    BigIslandChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    goodluck to you!! [​IMG] cant wait to see some pics of those babies!! i hope i get an incubator and some eggs for christmas - my roo just started doing his job with the some of the ladies...he is a barred rock and i have a game hen - anyone know what kind of chickies those will be or look like?? she has already hatched out some chicks on her own when she was wild a few months ago... i have one chick left, i think the daddy is a wild game rooster? i dont think she started laying again yet... but i think she will be easy to let go broody and she is a great mum when she is ready again... well i ramble! aloha
     
  9. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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  10. Renie'sPeeps

    Renie'sPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have that same accurite device.. I am pretty sure... you are suppose to keep the whole thing inside the bator... That extention piece will only read temp inside the bator while the device is reading the humidity in the room your in. Please read the directions that came with it again.

    Good Luck,
    renie
     

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