INCUBATING w/FRIENDS! come HATCH, LEARN, & Chat! w/hosts, Sally Sunshine & BantyChooks

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Sally Sunshine, Nov 1, 2015.

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  1. Bejammie

    Bejammie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sorry for your loss. :(
     
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  2. kwhites634

    kwhites634 Father Time Premium Member

    I've noticed that the older I get, the more that happens. I think it started when Clinton was the 1st President younger than me.
    Sorry for your loss, but you can take solace in the fact that she's definitely in a better place now.
     
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  3. MotorcycleChick

    MotorcycleChick Gone quackers

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    I haven't given up completely!
    (((Hugs)))
     
  4. 2FunKids

    2FunKids Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi!!! I am new to all this and just put my first dozen in the incubator. Its running at 40% humidity and 99.5 F. The eggs were from a local gal that collected them for me and they are 3 days old at the most.. I weighed them and marked the air cells. They were kind of dirty but I put them in anyway. The air cells are all about the size of a dime but I had one Marans egg that I couldn't detect the air cell.

    I decided to incubate eggs after having a few chicks starve out after receiving them in the mail. I have 9 chics now but I couldn't see ordering a minimum of 25 so here I go!

    Hopefully I can be successful with my first hatch. I am using a hovibator with the #3 water trough filled. Running it dry it was only at 15%.

    Wish me luck and pour on the advice.
     
  5. MotorcycleChick

    MotorcycleChick Gone quackers

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    Personally, I went with Bourbons because of their size, temperament and they are good mothers. The woman that has mine says the hens hatched twenty some this year. [​IMG]
     
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  6. rIrs roost

    rIrs roost Sir Crows A lot Premium Member

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    Sally how's your girl feeling today.? Is the fever gone?
     
  7. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member

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    well now we get a good look at ya bj! yer too cute! and ye are holdin a dang chicken too!! my roo just took a poop down my leg just a while ago!!!! he is limpin dang it!! I think its his hip!! [​IMG]

    awwwww [​IMG] see why we chat bj we are gettin to be a great big bunch of hatchin family!! [​IMG] you have lotta babies dontcha!!

    oh cynthia I am so sorry [​IMG]

    oh wow 20 some!
     
  8. Sally Sunshine

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    yeppers she is feelin better no Billy, thank you [​IMG] are you feelin better now?
     
  9. rIrs roost

    rIrs roost Sir Crows A lot Premium Member

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    Yes I am feeling better. Pain went away before church this morning.
     
  10. Intothebuff

    Intothebuff Out Of The Brooder

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    Question.......I have a cabinet incubator and separate hatcher. Why are some of the babies drying inside the eggs? I am having to rescue them and peeling them out of the egg. I lost one thinking it would get out, but it suffocated from being stuck too long (I think). The humidity is steady at about 65 to 68%. Any suggestions?
     
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