I Did It!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by RachaelS, May 27, 2011.

  1. RachaelS

    RachaelS Songster

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    Finally! Here is the back story on my first attempts to hatch shipped eggs (my first chickens also) first set 1/12, second set 0/12, third 6/36, after buying the eggs for the thrid set I "accidentally" won an auction on eBay, I bid so low I thought there was no way possible I would win but I did so those eggs got set a week after my thrid set. During lockdown I did not turn the new group and had HUGE spikes in humidity, so.......... As of right now on the fourth set I have 7/12 [​IMG] Only 11 went into lockdown and I only "bought" 10 so that is 70 percent (chicken math right [​IMG] )
     
  2. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Crowing

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    congrat's [​IMG]
     
  3. RachaelS

    RachaelS Songster

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    Thanks, wow I did not realize how tough this is! I have a whole new respect for breeders, I thought I could just throw in 12 eggs and get at least 10 chicks! Boy I was WRONG [​IMG]
     
  4. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    My Coop
    Congrats [​IMG]
     
  5. RachaelS

    RachaelS Songster

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    Thank you [​IMG]
     
  6. RachaelS

    RachaelS Songster

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    One more hatched so that is a totally of 8/12 I can't believe it [​IMG]
     
  7. ginbart

    ginbart Crowing

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] I'm so eggcited for you. [​IMG] [​IMG] Isn't it grest when things work out?
     
  8. RachaelS

    RachaelS Songster

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    Yep now I have 16 guess I need to get the coop finished [​IMG]
     

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