Incubators Anonymous

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by LilyD, Sep 10, 2011.

  1. Eggzausted

    Eggzausted Out Of The Brooder

    I bought 2 incubators today from a university lab,a GQF 1202 and a 1502,I'm like a kid at Christmas,can't wait to get them going.:)
     
  2. DMRippy

    DMRippy Pallet Queen Premium Member

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    You found the right thread..... we can help you fine more eggs LOL [​IMG]

    My chicks FINALLY hatched. A day and a 1/2 late, temps were dropping at night and slowed them up. My SFH.... set 18, 17 to lockdow and 16 hatched [​IMG] pretty good for free eggs. My project eggs hatched well too. I got 2 SLW and 1 still nothing..... one SLW seems to have a bad neck..... advice? Seems fine other wise. Not walking, but I think that is because of its neck.
     
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  3. kraftyladies

    kraftyladies The Back Acres Farm

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    My hatch didn't do so well. Set 42, 25 went to lockdown, 10 hatched. Most of yours hatched Donna, and then 1 SFH and 3 or 4 splash orps from Walli. Love them! My lav maran project eggs didn't hatch. But there was a lot of varying factors this time, and are all corrected. DH, bless his heart, is really wanting to help since the recent disaster, but sometimes he tries too hard??
     
  4. kraftyladies

    kraftyladies The Back Acres Farm

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    welcome to the madness!
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  5. DMRippy

    DMRippy Pallet Queen Premium Member

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  6. SewChaos

    SewChaos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I calibrated all my thermometers today and have the hygrometers calibrating as we speak.  I asked my Mr for suggestions on how to attach the thermostat and light to the cooler lid of my old incubator, I wanna turn it into a hatcher.  His response was a dumbfounded look and "I thought "we" just bought a new incubator? why do you need to fix the other one?  Isn't one enough?  Staggered hatches?  why on earth would you need that?"

    Sigh.  he just doesn't get it.  
     
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  7. TNBEARCHICK

    TNBEARCHICK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We just hatched 5 Chocolate orps, put 24 Australorps, 24 RIR, 24Buff Brahma Bantams, 3 Coronation Sussex, 1 lavender in lock down[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  8. DMRippy

    DMRippy Pallet Queen Premium Member

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    Congrats! Good Luck with the next batch!
     
  9. Flowerbh

    Flowerbh Overrun With Chickens

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    Here is the lone Isbar that hatched at 3:30 in the morning! Yes, I was there to see it. Was lonely so we added the mirror and she seems happy with her "new friend". hahaha
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  10. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    I put 26 more duck eggs into lockdown last night. I already had one pipped. Day 28 is Tuesday. : )

    ~ Aspen
     

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