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HATCHALONG!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by snipercp, Feb 27, 2012.

  1. snipercp

    snipercp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i am hopefully going to set around 40 eggs on wednesday/thursday 12 BLRW 12 choco WYN around 10 barred WYN around 10 silkie and 6 call duck eggs anyone want to join in around this date also add what eggs your setting.
     
  2. mayberrygirl

    mayberrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We will be setting some eggs (final number unknown) on the 4th for science project. Bator build is happening saturday. The kids are so excited, it has been at least a year since we did a hatch.
     
  3. snipercp

    snipercp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    good luck
     
  4. Ilovemyduckies

    Ilovemyduckies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put in 21 eggs today. They are rouen duck eggs :D
     
  5. chickenlover237

    chickenlover237 Chillin' With My Peeps

    can I join in? I just set 12 eggs from both barred rocks and RIR's
     
  6. Tracy the chick

    Tracy the chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will join in, i started a thread but its silly to have 2 going lol. Ive just set 12 mixed bantams today 29th. They are seramas, dutch, polish, gold & silver sebright, frizzles. Due 21st march.:D
     
  7. Sharksandguitars

    Sharksandguitars Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I started eggs on the 27th and 28th. I have 33 in two bators. This will be my first hatch. When do you start turning them 3 times a day? One of the bators is an automatic and the other is not. 20 of the eggs are mine, and I am hatching the rest for a family member. Mine are an assortment of silkies I bought in an auction, and the others are black biddies. I am sooo scared I am gonna kill them.
     
  8. mayberrygirl

    mayberrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You need to turn them from day 1.

    Ok, I have called every place I can think of and there is not a large styrofoam cooler within 50 miles of me! I even called sporting goods at Walmart to ask about the worm shipments, but was told they are getting in half shipments in small containers. So since I cannot afford to put $30 into a cooler it looks like it will be the plastic tote (I kinda figured it would go that way anyway). So question, we have some duct insulation can I wrap that around the back, sides, and bottom on the outside to help hold in the heat a little better?
     
  9. Sharksandguitars

    Sharksandguitars Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think all my silkie eggs are bad... WAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH I am such a bad egg mother :(
     
  10. mayberrygirl

    mayberrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh no! What happened?

    I got my bator built today, still trying to get a stable temp and that could take a day or two.
     

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