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Hatch experiment - Day vs evening set time

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by casportpony, Sep 10, 2013.

  1. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    My next egg to hatch is one that I started incubating in the evening, so it will be interesting to see what time it hatches! [​IMG]

    -Kathy
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    It's day 25.5 (I'll call it day 26 at 9pm) and the egg has pipped externally. The next two due were also set in the evening, they're two days behind this one.

    -Kathy
     
    Last edited: Sep 11, 2013
  3. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    At first I thought that this was Zaz's thread but I see that this is your thread.

    Sounds like you're on track with the pipping. :thumbsup
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    I remember Zaz saying that eggs set at night will hatch at night, so since I forgot to set some eggs during the day, I set them a night and thought it would be a fun experiment. [​IMG]

    -Kathy
     
  5. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    I go by what I have hatched out in my cabinet bator, when I sett over 200 eggs at a time in the evening they are piping and hatch in the evening , looks like popcorn in the bator LOL






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  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    It's day 26.5 and here it is! Set under a hen at 9pm, hatched 26.5 days later at 9am.

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    -Kathy
     
  7. mbbrinegar

    mbbrinegar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is such a cute picture Zaz.
     
  8. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Two set in the evening, two hatched by 1pm. No point, just an interesting observation.

    -Kathy
     
  9. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    There was a third that was due, but it was malpositioned, shrink-wrapped and died before it could pip.

    -Kathy
     

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