late christmas hatch

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by theguy67, Dec 26, 2010.

  1. theguy67

    theguy67 Out Of The Brooder

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    6 out of 7 that are dated for december 4th hatched last night. the 7th is on his/her way of entering the new world. There are 4 more dated for december 5th and 6th which have started. I will try and get pics when most are done.
     
  2. BHep

    BHep Overrun With Chickens

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  3. theguy67

    theguy67 Out Of The Brooder

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    i just whitnessed number 7s dive out of the egg. I need PICS lol

    Also was wondering If I can take the dry ones out? I have a 75wtt heat lamp set up in their pen and the room temp is 82.
    I also just realized how much is must suck to have to give birth to yourself. lol
     
    Last edited: Dec 26, 2010
  4. CoffeeCow

    CoffeeCow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratz!

    I am still waiting on 3 more to hatch ( i think, I haven't checked under my broody since 6:00 am) but she has 3 out so far [​IMG]
    Loaded her up on the 4th,

    got one on the 22nd (this was her own egg she started going broody on)
    got one on christmas eve (named her Eve) hehe
    and one on Christmas day
    hoping the others will be here today
     
  5. theguy67

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    I do have one hen that always sits on all of her eggs, and the other girls. I usally take them to the bator so she will continue to lay. But I always see her in the laying box.
     
  6. chillmiller

    chillmiller Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:i have 16 hens 7 of witch lay right now and they all ley in the same spot and one has decided that she dosenot want to roost she wants to sleep on eggs so this last time i gather the eggs on the second day right from under sleepy hen rest them in the house for about 30-40minutes and threw them in the bator that was on the 2nd they hatched on the 21'st and 22nd >.> all heathy

    totally amazed at that
     

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