I set eggs today!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Poultrybonkers, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    Of my own flock i put in 4 silkies and the rest should be wyandotte mixes or pures. Hoping the silkies hatch as they are pure bred. :) is it ok for eggs to be in a turner for 3 days before turning the incubator on? Because I wanted to wait until I had a good amount of eggs to hatch.
     
  2. RWise

    RWise Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it running?
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Is the turner switched on? I know you should turn the eggs you are storing at least once a day to keep the yolks centred.
     
  4. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    Its on now i had it off until i collected more eggs if you mean the turner on yes it was on. :)
     
  5. chickenwing661

    chickenwing661 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just set 24 frost greys today and 14 law greys
     
  6. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    What are those? Chickens? Lol
     
  7. chickenwing661

    chickenwing661 Out Of The Brooder

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    Lol. Yup. Not your average lay hens. These are show birds. My kids show them in poultry shows
     
  8. kelly52862

    kelly52862 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Setting around 50 tonight. Copper Marans, Welsummer and a few green eggs to add some color to the incubator! I don't know which of my hens, laid the green eggs as she must be a mixed hen. I purchased a few welsummer chicks last spring at a 4H auction, there must have been some action behind the chicken coop to get green eggs.
     
  9. Poultrybonkers

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    My ees arent laying but my olive egger has a dark egg its impossible to see if they are fertile lol shes not laying either lol.
     
  10. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    All my eggs are fertile! :)
     

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