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help I'm getting the hatching fever{ update I've set it up}

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by okiehen, Feb 17, 2008.

  1. okiehen

    okiehen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 25, 2007
    Oklahoma
    I can't help myself I've set back 18 eggs and now I'm thinking real hard about heating up the incubator.
    My chicks are just 2 weeks old and don't have a place outside to put them fixed up yet.
    My husband is going to flip or kill me one.
    I had what I think was a great hatch for my first try.
    I started out with 18 eggs only 2 were clear.
    had 16 eggs good and going , I lost 4 of 16 they had chicks the died at peeping.
    So I have 12 chicks that are healthy and doing great.
    The eggs that I set back are some that I didn't get last time. Out of my Barred Rocks and Australorp hens. I got one chick that is Australorp x game.
    All of my chicks are from my game roo.
    What do I do help me plaese.
    [​IMG]

    Update 2-20-08 set it up
     
    Last edited: Feb 20, 2008
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    You plug the incubator in and get it heating of course. [​IMG]
     
  3. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Fire up that bator!! Then get busy with the outside pens! LOL [​IMG]
     
  4. jab91864

    jab91864 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2007
    Northern Michigan
    everyone start to chant softly...

    *plug it in, plug it in, plug it in, plug it in....*

    Julie [​IMG]
     
  5. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    i am agreeing with the abov post. get that electricity flowing to the bator!
     
  6. okiehen

    okiehen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 25, 2007
    Oklahoma
    [​IMG] lol [​IMG]
    I'll have to try to smooth him into it.
    Thank you all [​IMG]
     
  7. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    do what I do. suck up. i was only supposed to have silkies but sucing up got the other 2 breeds plus duck eggs for next month.
     
  8. perrym1962

    perrym1962 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Eastview, Ky..
    I have been an addict for going on 35 yrs. I may seek counseling. Not![​IMG]
     
  9. okiehen

    okiehen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 25, 2007
    Oklahoma
    Ok now I've pluged it up .
    He wouldn't let me get the barred rock eggs from Lisa, so I'll just have to put the ones I got in and run a test hatch.
    I will be getting some eggs from Lisa soon.
    And I am going to get some Welsummers too.
    So he just might as well get ready.
    Oh and when my hens go broody they will need eggs too.
    [​IMG]
     

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