Hatching Eggs Under A Heat Lamp

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Mwing14, Jan 26, 2013.

  1. Mwing14

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    So I decided to sell my broody hens but they were still sitting on eggs. Well I didnt have the heart to just throw the developed eggs away. So I decided to put them under the heat lamp with my other baby chicks. Now I know chicks have to have a specific environment when theyre in the egg, so I didn't think it was going to work. It was kind of an experiment really. Well so far we've had two healthy baby chicks hatch from under the heat lamp. I just thought I'd share this with you guys. It's pretty exciting to see it working. I'm so glad I gave these eggs a chance. I'll post some pictures soon! :)
     
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  3. Mwing14

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    That is the newest one hatched about 30 minutes ago
     
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    And here was the first baby to hatch :)
     
  6. kakhan

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    congratulations.How many days the eggs spent under the lamp?
     
  7. Mwing14

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    Thanks! And the first one was under a day and yhe second one was under 3 days
     
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    Just wanted to update that I had another chick hatch today from under the heat lamp and this one was under there for 6 days! I also hear peeping coming from inside another egg. It's pretty amazing :)
     

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