Hatching again day 21 on wheaten Marans fron Katy (total)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by okiehen, May 9, 2009.

  1. okiehen

    okiehen Songster

    Oct 25, 2007
    Today 5-9-09 is day 18 for my incubator with Wheaten Marans from Katy. Beautiful dark eggs too dark to candle for me. I did see nice air cells in all but 3. [​IMG] hoping for 100% hatch.
    Also hatching some barred rock eggs started with 26 5 were clear or quitters so 21 of them.
    My American Game hen is at day 19 on 12 of my welsummer eggs.
    Broody #2 is on 12 of my Andalusian eggs at day 3.
    Broody #3 is getting buff Orp eggs from DutchChic
    Broody #4 is getting Ameraucanas & Hamburgs eggs from GracefulBantams
    I've got eggs ordered from Bill Branden that will go into the incubator.
    Don chickensandmore is incubating eggs from me on the half's
    wow wee I need to build some more brooders

    Today 5-11-09 is day 20 for the incubator
    day 21 for the hen

    Day 21 going great on both hen and incubator

    Day 22 update see post #12
    Last edited: May 13, 2009

  2. Scraps

    Scraps Songster

    Jan 25, 2009
    End of a dirt road...
    Good luck on all of your hatches!! You better get workin'
    on some more pens as well as brooders [​IMG]

    The Lakenvelders I got from you are looking good....I
    think I heard my first attempt at a crow this morning from
    one of them [​IMG]
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] JamesA had 9 hatch about a week ago from my eggs...hopefully you'll have a good hatch too.
  4. okiehen

    okiehen Songster

    Oct 25, 2007
    Thank you Ladies.
    Glad your Lakenvelders are doing good. I love the first crows lol.

    Incubators day 19
    hova bator temp 99.0 hum 56% with fan
    little giant temp 99.1 hum 63% with fan

    Game hen day 20 going to check hen in a few.
  5. okiehen

    okiehen Songster

    Oct 25, 2007
    Day 20 update 2 barred chicks have hatched 1 is zipping
    6 pips.
    Wheatens 1 pip.

    Day 21 for my hen I'll have to go check her.

  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    My wheatens are lots of time the last ones to hatch so give them plenty of time.
  7. okiehen

    okiehen Songster

    Oct 25, 2007
    Thanks Katy I think all dark eggs take longer. My welsummers are always slower.
    Update hen has chick sounds coming from under her.
    Barred rocks 8 hatched 2 zipping 4 pips
    Wheatens 1 hatched 2 zipping 2 pips
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  8. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

  9. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress


  10. okiehen

    okiehen Songster

    Oct 25, 2007
    Day 21 update
    Wheatens 7 hatched
    barred rocks 14 hatched 3 pips

    welsummers under hen day 22 I've seen 3 chicks out from under her she still staying set.

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