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Incubating key points

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Angus2914, Feb 16, 2016.

  1. Angus2914

    Angus2914 Out Of The Brooder

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    Could use all the help I can get, first time attempting to incubate eggs, seems exciting to me, but I don't want to lose the chicks from something I have done wrong. Got the incubator from TSC that has the turner for the eggs. I also have an additional thermometer to recheck the temp, any help is welcome, thanks.
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! My best advice to you would be to read this article ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/hatching-eggs-101 It's a bible when it comes incubating and hatching. Lots of great information that will help you on your way. I'm sure you will enjoy it very much, watching the chicks hatch from the egg is an amazing experience.

    Wishing you the very best of luck and enjoy BYC :frow
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Definitely check out our Incubating and Hatching link that Yorkshire coop has left with you. Please feel free to ask any specific questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your hatch.
     
    Last edited: Feb 16, 2016
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  5. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Great to have you join us here at BYC. I wish you the best of luck with your incubator and new hatch.

    Cheers
    CT
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Sending good hatching vibes your way [​IMG]
     
  7. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    I hope you have wonderful success with your incubating! What breed of chicks are you going to try?
     
  8. Angus2914

    Angus2914 Out Of The Brooder

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  9. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    I've never had those...I hope you do well with them!
     
  10. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined the flock! Seeing that you've gotten some amazing advice already I'm just going to say hi, if you have any questions feel free to ask that's what we are here for, and sending good hatching vibes.
     

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