I am trying my first incubation! UPDATE

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by LegginMF12, Oct 25, 2011.

  1. LegginMF12

    LegginMF12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found a Hovabator 1602n for dirt cheap. I brought it home and set it up for about 7 hrs and the temps were holding steady. Last night I put in 3 eggs and watched for a couple of hours and it seemed to be doing fine. I woke up at 7:00 this morning and temp was up to 103! I have all winter to play around with this to try and get it right. So we will see what happens. At least I have a steady supply of free fertile eggs. I am going to ask for the Brinsea eco 20 for Christmas.
    I will update as to whether these eggs make it or how far they go before they quit.
     
    Last edited: Nov 10, 2011
  2. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations on your incubator purchase.

    Do keep us posted on the progress.

    I just purchased the Hovabator 1588 and hatched all of my babies with ease.

    Good luck!
     
  3. curious1969

    curious1969 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Best of luck with your hatch [​IMG]
     
  4. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    Lots of good luck with your hatch [​IMG]
     
  5. Magic Birdie

    Magic Birdie Overrun With Chickens

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    Good luck! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Good luck and have fun... [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. LegginMF12

    LegginMF12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I am at day 9. I have good vein and air cell development. I can see also now see the black dot which is the eye! My temps are holding very steady though on day three I did have a spike for a few hours but got under control quick. So far, so good![​IMG]
     
  8. critterrun

    critterrun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please keep us posted [​IMG]

    I want to try to hatch eggs too
    but think I will wait to spring
    I am suck a chicken [​IMG]

    Thanks
    Debbie in NJ
     
  9. raymondjames

    raymondjames Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. Wyogirl

    Wyogirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good Luck!!
    Ayda
     

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