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Hi I am new here and will be trying to hatch my first eggs on friday!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Jesschickens, Feb 8, 2011.

  1. Jesschickens

    Jesschickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone,

    Just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Jessica and I live on Long island NY. I am going to try to hatch 12 eggs with my Genesis 1588 with auto turner. I did tons of research and have heard great things about it. I am so excited to raise chickens but so nervous none of them will hatch!

    Please give me any tips and advice that you can!!

    I can't wait to learn everything I can on this site


    Jessica
     
  2. chuckzoo

    chuckzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2009
    Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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  3. sonjab314

    sonjab314 Constant State of Confusion

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  4. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

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    What kind of eggs? Are these from your chickens or are they eggs that were shipped to you?


    I am so excited for you - hatching chicks is a fantstic way to spend your time. [​IMG]
     
  5. jen5680

    jen5680 Southside Silkie Shack

    Jun 18, 2009
    SW Ohio
    [​IMG] from SW Ohio and good luck with your eggs!!!
    Hatching babies is sooo fun!!
     
  6. Jesschickens

    Jesschickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you everyone!

    I have 6 Buff Orpingtons
    and 10 Barred Rocks

    eggs..they are not from my chickens, these are my first . I tried to find eggs locally but no luck so they are being shipped to me!

    wish me luck, I have been reading the board all day for info!
     
  7. justtoni44

    justtoni44 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2010
    oregon
    Welcome to our little funny farm forum [​IMG]
    The thread you were refered to is a good start.
    When are your eggs due................
    Get your inc. plugged in a going so it will be stable.
    and let your shipped eggs set for 12 to 24 hrs. before putting them in.
    Good Luck and remember, there are no dumb questions.......................
    I can tell you I have had a million of them as things came up during the hatch and after.
     
  8. Livinwright Farm

    Livinwright Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Carroll County, New Hampshire!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] here's hoping for a good hatch rate!!
     
  9. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    [​IMG] from California!

    Ohhh, you're gonna be hooked! Just a friendly warning.

    I, myself, am able to stop incubating and hatching any time I wish to do so. [​IMG]

    Good luck! Happy Hatching!
     
  10. Livinwright Farm

    Livinwright Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] All of us hatching addicts say that, don't we?!? Thing is, we never wish to!!!! [​IMG]
     

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