Incubators Anonymous

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

  1. DMRippy

    DMRippy Pallet Queen Premium Member

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  2. Flowerbh

    Flowerbh Overrun With Chickens

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    Could they have piled on top of each other and smothered them? Just brainstorming.
     
  3. DMRippy

    DMRippy Pallet Queen Premium Member

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  4. Flowerbh

    Flowerbh Overrun With Chickens

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    Well, since I am still learning, please let me know what you find out. I want to learn all this stuff so I know! Thanks!
     
  5. MarineCorpFarmr

    MarineCorpFarmr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both turkeys are out :) duckling needs a bit more time
     
  6. Americangame

    Americangame Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im at work just got a text,

    Incubator temp shot up to 106 and low of 100
    Its been runing fine from 99-100 for 4 days what could have coused the spike in temp

    Hope eggs are still ok
     
  7. Flowerbh

    Flowerbh Overrun With Chickens

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    Questions:
    Just got a shipment of eggs! I ordered 6 and they sent 9. One has a little crack in it and one is VERY porous. I take it I should discard these 2 eggs, right? Has anyone had experience with porous eggs? I am new to this and just hate the idea of tossing those eggs, but then again, I don't want them to explode or anything. Advise please. Thanks!
     
  8. Flowerbh

    Flowerbh Overrun With Chickens

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    I have to change what I just wrote....they are ALL very porous. What causes this? Should I try to incubate them? Will they develope? Should I ask for new eggs? Also, these are Wyandotte eggs and some are really long and skinny. Is that their usual shape. I have never had Wyandottes. Please advise.
     
  9. DMRippy

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    I hatch porus eggs all the time... dont worry about that. The crack.... try some candle wax. May not help but worth a try. Wyandotte eggs are normal shaped usually. As with any chicken you might get an odd shaped egg. Usually thsy are pullet eggs. Hatch them ... cant hurt.
     
  10. Flowerbh

    Flowerbh Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks. I am excited about these Blue Laced Red Wyandotte eggs. Has anyone ever tried packing tape on a crack? If not, will try the candle wax. Thanks for the advice. Appreciate it!
     

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