I just set my eggs today!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bice14, Feb 28, 2013.

  1. bice14

    bice14 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just set my eggs in the incubator today. I'm so excited and nervous at the same time. I have 2 dozen Blue Laced Red Wyondottes that I had shipped in and an additional 8 eggs from my flock. One of those eggs is a Mille Fluer Duccle! I have only incubated 2 times before this, last year. Anyone have the Hovabator 1602n incubator that they use for thier own incubation??? Got any tips regarding the fan or vent plugs? My temp is consistant at 99-100 and humidity is at 55% right now. Thanks
     
  2. Sally Sunshine

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    Awesome choice!
     
  3. bice14

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    Thanks Sally Sunshine! I have read this article at least 3 times in the last 3 days, LOL!
     
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    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member

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    [​IMG] your welcome to come join us in the thread! I seen you found it too!! link is in my signature below.... just pop in and let us know whats going on in the bator! Its sweet most checkin daily and someone always there to support each other! https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/704328/diary-notes-air-cell-detatched-shipped-eggs plus we have some younger BYCer on the thread, its nice to keep it alive and full of help for them too! Glad you signed up! I am from PA where you from?
     
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    Thanks! Hopefully everything will go to plan and I wont have to do much. I am located in Morgantown, West Virginia! Where are you in PA? My house is 5 minutes from the PA state line :)

    Cheers!
     
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    north berks north of reading Good Luck!
     
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    north berks! east pa Good luck!
     
  8. bice14

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    Checked on my eggs this morning...

    99.5 before bed and 55% humidity

    100.4 this morning with 55% umidity

    99.9 at 11Am with 55% humidity


    YAHOOOOOO!
     
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    I'm going to do a dry incubation today. My humidity is around 30. I have a still air. Both plugs are out. Is this to low?
     

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