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Hands on hatching and help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by AmyLynn2374, Feb 11, 2016.

  1. caesargirl

    caesargirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol. Yup. Been there done that!
    Any idea what happened to your last attempt?
     
  2. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Smile Premium Member

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    Measured temp at the wrong level... I measured at egg turner level, I thought I was running 102 but it was actually 105. :th
    None got beyond day 4....

    That and I had a run of MG through my flock.... Which was causing infertile eggs.. (I know because I checked for bulls-eyes, and there was none. I just started getting them again.) But nothing coulda helped them survive 105!

    This time, however, I am measuring at the correct level! :yesss:
    -Banti
     
  3. caesargirl

    caesargirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a touch warm! Hope this one goes smoothly!
     
  4. BantyChooks

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    Me too... I pretty much freaked when I saw veins.... :weee
     
  5. caesargirl

    caesargirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The heartbeat. I don't know about anything other than duck eggs, but I love to see the heartbeat.
    I think I have candling issues...!
     
  6. BantyChooks

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    My candler isn't strong enough to see the heart.... Or I might incubate them with the heat from a candler..... :lau

    I think we all do here! :highfive:
     
  7. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    [​IMG] You're in the right place!!

    [​IMG] Long time no see!!! That's unusual for you isn't it?

    Welcome!!!

    [​IMG] That this hatch goes much better!!!!

    Glad to see so many people that can share the experiences of a hands on hatcher. [​IMG]
     
  8. caesargirl

    caesargirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've said it before. My ducks are hatched afraid of the dark because they spent their incubation with my flashlight stuck to their shells!
     
  9. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    I always say I know my chicks are swearing at me from inside! lol I think one flipped me off one time. I distinctly saw a toe stick up!
     
  10. BantyChooks

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    Thank you!! I am very hopeful.... :fl
    :lau


    :eek: Woah!!! Cheeky lil booger, huh? :lau
     

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