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Janoel 10 vs Fleur

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ChristieB, Sep 28, 2015.

  1. ChristieB

    ChristieB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As the title suggests I have 2 sets of eggs cooking.
    Set on Saturday evening 15 eggs
    Under Fleur my 1 year old Buff Sussex, her first time broody I have
    3 black australorps (marked with an A for records)
    And 5 light Sussex (marked with an s)
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    In my Janoel 10 cheap as chips incubator, second time running there is
    2 black Australorp (as above)
    5 light Sussex (as above)
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    First candle will be Sunday night
    Writing this here for my own records really but feel free to follow along
    Let the battle begin :p
     
  2. ChristieB

    ChristieB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sunday night.
    Janoel is failing miserably, temperature is out humidity is way high, it's causing a major headache, I must have accidently got water in it or something during cleaning or possibly just that it's a cheapy so only works for so long. It's first hatch was 3/4 in it (not including a clear) this time I'm not sure about any of them
    But the stats anyway are.
    2 Australorp, dark mass inside both, will recandle on day 10 and remove.
    5 Sussex. All difficult to see, 1 clear, 2 with dark masses and 2 with some veining but don't look promising.
    I've removed all water and upped the temp a bit to try stabilise it, not sure what else to do but wait.

    Fleur is fairing better,
    3 Australorp, 1 clear with moving air cell, 1 blood ring, 1 unsure doesn't look to good. Will be contacting breeder , not happy. Glad I didn't pay heaps for them.
    5 Sussex, 1 dark mass, 4 have some veining.

    I'm surprised at how difficult I found it to see into the Sussex eggs considering they aren't a dark shell, will be recandling all on day 10 before I remove anything
     
  3. ChristieB

    ChristieB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Been slack updating here, but big news we have chicks!! 3 so far and the last 2 pipped under Fleur.
    I gave up on the incubator this week, I couldn't keep it stable, either too hot or too cold, humidity was awful, even with no water at all. I put the last 4 eggs that looked like they had a chance under my araucana who went broody, she's a bit of a ***** so it's hard to get a good look, it appears that 2 have pipped though. I wasn't expecting anything till tomorrow at least so that's a good sign, also shows how hardy eggs can be even when the incubator is playing up,
    So that's 9 of 15 total that made it to lock down, 1 Australorp, 8 Sussex
    Under Fleur
    1 Australorp, hatched
    2 light Sussex hatched
    2 pipped,
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    From the incubator, set under Padma for lockdown
    2 light Sussex pipped
    2 light Sussex unknown,
    If they will make it I don't know but they've got a much better chance under Padma than in the incubator.
     

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