Incubators Anonymous

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

  1. Overoberyl

    Overoberyl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats! One is better than none [​IMG] Great that it's a splash!
     
  2. MarineCorpFarmr

    MarineCorpFarmr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    tuesday is 28 for me too Aspen. 2 turkeys and my lone fertile ducky [​IMG]
     
  3. MarineCorpFarmr

    MarineCorpFarmr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The duck has internally pipped :D just saw the little turd breathing and shake its head lolol. Ok I admit it I'm excited. Chickys dont get me excited anymore but a ducky sure did :D I prolly shoulda checked the turkeys but oh heck ill go back and look at them in a minute
     
  4. Americangame

    Americangame Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats! One is better than none :) Great that it's a splash!
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    Just curious how do you know its a splash ? Cute by the way
     
  5. DMRippy

    DMRippy Pallet Queen Premium Member

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    I had a good hatch on my SFH..... I set 18 eggs, 17 made it to lockdown and 16 hatched [​IMG] It was almost short lived though. I left them in the hatcher over night since not all were hatched. The next morning I came in and found most of them laying down.... my heart sank...... NOT AGAIN! I opened it up pulled them out. 2 were dead.... several were very limp some woke up and stirred but didn't seem quite right. I put them in the brooder, I knew one was not going to make it. ... it didn't. BUT the rest seemed much better this morning. They were kinda shaky after I took them out but most of that was gone today. 1 still seemed like he didn't have his land legs yet. ALL the other chicks were fine.... any ideas what that could have been???? I can only guess it was heat. They were all in one basket and maybe with that many they just got too hot.

    More are hatching today, project eggs, blue barred rocks, SLW and WL. I think 7 were out and several more had pipped. My bator has been running cool at night so they may be a little late.
     
  6. MarineCorpFarmr

    MarineCorpFarmr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    all 3 external pipped now LOL. I cheated and gave the ducky a hand getting through the membrane when i was clearing the pip holes. Its ancona :D all 3 alive nice clean pips so everyone can breathe
     
  7. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Awesome! Hatching Buddies! Now I'm off to bed! Night everyone.

    ~ Aspen
     
  8. Overoberyl

    Overoberyl Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. Flowerbh

    Flowerbh Overrun With Chickens

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  10. Flowerbh

    Flowerbh Overrun With Chickens

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    Since I am new at this, I can only guess. But I read that they use up a lot of oxygen at birth. You might want to check to see if your vents are opened after hatch. Sorry about your loses.
     

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