Got an incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by LilyD, May 8, 2011.

  1. LilyD

    LilyD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I finally got an incubator on the fourth of May. It's not very big. Just enough for a few eggs. But it came with four bobwhite quail eggs. So for my very first hatch I have my 4 quail eggs in the incubator due to hatch on the 29th or 30th. Hopefully I do everything right.
     
  2. pdsavage

    pdsavage Sussex Monarch

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    [​IMG] Welcome to the crazy world of hatching,hope your little bator works well.
     
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  3. cybercat

    cybercat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats and come join us in the End Of May hatchalong. [​IMG]
     
  4. Mrs.brown

    Mrs.brown Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. LilyD

    LilyD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so far the temp is right where it should be and the eggs seem to be doing well. They have been in the bator 3 days today. So now I am sitting patiently waiting and hoping everything hatches well.
     
  6. LilyD

    LilyD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it normal to be so nervous when you are hatching? I haven't even made it to day 7 yet and already I am a bunch of nerves. I just keep hoping I don't do anything wrong. I would feel so horrible.
     
  7. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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    I think so! I haven't even started incubating yet but when I THINK of it my breathing becomes rapid and my pulse races . . . .oh the stress!
     
  8. mstrawn3

    mstrawn3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hatching(and life!) are like a box of chocolates...Ya never know what your gonna get! [​IMG]
     
  9. LilyD

    LilyD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Only to day 5 today I am wondering whether or not I should candle or would it be better to just let the eggs keep going?
     

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