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Incubating for the first time

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by FARMCHICKY, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. FARMCHICKY

    FARMCHICKY New Egg

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    Im new here and I think I posted this in the wrong section earlier. So, if you have already responded to my post, thank you and sorry you're having to read it again :) I have plenty of experience raising chicks who are a day or two old when I get them. However, I have found myself only having lazy, non-brooding hens. They sit around all day but not on their clutches. I am going to incubate for the first time. I couldn't think of a better place to get advice and tips. I will be turning them by hand. Any information will be greatly appreciated!!! Thank you!
     
  2. ChicKat

    ChicKat Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Good luck with your hatch, and you came to the right place for answers. If a specific question comes up -- you can always type keyword into the search bar at the top. I did that a LOT for my first hatch.... everytime a question came up.... like 'time from pip to zip' or any of a zillion others -- and you will find that you will discover a thread where there is a discussion and most probably answers already there.
     
  3. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    What kinda bator are you gunna use?
     
  4. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    oh and how many are you going to hatch? I have 3 broody hens who don't lay eggs but they sure hatch'm
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