Into the hatcher

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Katy, Feb 4, 2008.

  1. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    It's day 19 and I moved a dozen eggs to the hatcher this morning....8 of my Marans and 4 Araucanas. In a couple days another 8 will go in. The trips up and down the basement steps are just starting!
  2. jeaucamom

    jeaucamom Songster

    Oct 1, 2007
    Ophir, CA
    Oh Katy... how exciting... we are on the same day!! We just put 10 australorps in the hatcher at 7 and we will put 10 EEs in on Weds. Everytime we check our eggs, I'll pray for yours too. Come on chickies!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I'm happy to have some fluffy butts on the way again....seems like forever since I've had any, but it's only been since December!! [​IMG]
  4. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    I have eggs from Speckledhen going into the hatcher today. I thought yesterday, but I recounted and I was wrong. So far the stupid still air bator wont hold a constant temp, so I haven't moved them into it yet. My bator is also in the basement, I've been up and down the stairs what seems like a million times already just trying to get temp and humidity right. [​IMG]
  5. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

    Jan 30, 2007
    Way to go Katy!!... I caved in and set 18 Lt. Brahma eggs out of my pen this morning!!! thinks I'm nuts so I just show him everyone elses posts!!...I was secretly marking them and saving for the past 3 days!!...Got the bator out and running last night to make sure things were good to go......My bator is in the kitchen on one of the counters so not too many steps while multi-tasking... [​IMG]
  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Good luck with your hatches too!
  7. tazcat70

    tazcat70 I must be crazy!

    Yeah Katy!!!! Can't wait to see the pictures!

    Next time DH tells you no more hatching tell him that it is your exercise program!!! [​IMG]
  8. Sherriekim

    Sherriekim Songster

    Aug 20, 2007
    Southwest Idaho
    Well, I don't have a separete hatcher, but I have two incubators that I will stop the turners on tomorrow. I have Speckledhen's eggs in one and about 40 "mix and match" eggs in the other. I love this phase of hatching, it is so exciting no matter how many times I do it. I love that there are so many of us going through it at the same time. Bet there will be lots of posting going on! [​IMG] for all of us to have good hatches.

    Katy, I had to edit and add...weren't you and I hatching out about the same time in December? Seems like we were both waiting on shipped eggs. How funny is that and do we ever have it bad!
    Last edited: Feb 4, 2008
  9. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

    Apr 6, 2007
  10. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress probably jinxed me!!!!!!!!!!!

    Sherriekim....I think we were hatching at the same time.....I guess we just can't say no!!

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