I had a geat hatch!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ginasmarans, Apr 5, 2009.

  1. ginasmarans

    ginasmarans Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
    West Tn
    3 weeks ago I set 22 eggs. Some were pullet eggs from my marans,some were shipped eggs and some were locally bought. 14 days ago,after candeling,I discarded 2 clear eggs and kept 19 with swimmers and one that ws iffy(looked as though the chick died in early stages of development,but I kept it anyway).I now have 19 itty bitty babies! That's pretty good,dontcha think?All of my marans hatched! Set those pullet eggs. I have 6 large,robust chicks!
     
  2. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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  3. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    Wow congrats! [​IMG]
     
  4. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
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    wow!!! please send me some hatching vibes!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [​IMG]

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  5. Grampa with chickens

    Grampa with chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats!!!!!

    It's always nice when they all hatch. Makes you think you did something right.
     
  6. Grampa with chickens

    Grampa with chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats!!!!!

    It's always nice when they all hatch. Makes you think you did something right.
     
  7. Grampa with chickens

    Grampa with chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats!!!!!

    It's always nice when they all hatch. Makes you think you did something right.
     
  8. Indiana hens

    Indiana hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 25, 2008
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    Congrats [​IMG]
     
  9. ginasmarans

    ginasmarans Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
    West Tn
    Thanks guys! This is the second great hatch in a row I've had.I'm telling you,keep that humidity low. I kept it between 40 and 50 all during incubation and only increased it on day 19 to 60%. They pop out like popcorn. I really think that with too high a humidity,the air cell does not get large enough and the chick either suffocates or is weak from lack of air between internal pip and external pip.
     
  10. FlashPointFarm

    FlashPointFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of incubator do you have, Gina?
     

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