Late January Hatch?

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by debosaurus, Jan 3, 2016.

  1. Baby Cakes

    Baby Cakes Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG][/IMG]I'm thinking that egg has died. My boys wanted me to name the eggs, so I wrote on the shells. It is snowing and icy tonight. I have been getting an egg or two each day.
     
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  2. butterfliesdoku

    butterfliesdoku Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How many days along were they? Did you candle?
     
  3. Plucky Clucks

    Plucky Clucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yesterday was day 21 for 2 eggs that I set using a homemade bator heated from the bottom with a reptile heat mat and from the top by a nightlight sized bulb backed with foil, both hooked up to a horticultural heat mat thermostat. I added a computer fan with a built in throttle control that's evened out the temp incredibly. I was getting a little antsy, it's my first hatch and all was quiet yesterday but today I woke up to a pip! Little worried because I received 18 eggs in the mail that came earlier than expected and I only have one incubator. I let them rest for 24 hours and set them last night. Fingers crossed!
     
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  4. Sseckel

    Sseckel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cant wait to hear how they do!!
     
  5. Plucky Clucks

    Plucky Clucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The second one finally piped too! I was starting to worry because they'd both had badly damaged air cells from shipping, the only 2 out of 6 in the batch to make it this far. From the bit of beek I can see looks like one light colored and one dark.
     
  6. Plucky Clucks

    Plucky Clucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Was woken up at 2am to the racket this one was making!

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    Checked in again at 4:30 on my way to work and our was looking much more alert and starting to fluff out.
     
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  7. butterfliesdoku

    butterfliesdoku Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How cute! Looking forward to seeing everyone fluffy and dried!
     
  8. debosaurus

    debosaurus Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh my GOSH so cuuuute!
     
  9. Baby Cakes

    Baby Cakes Out Of The Brooder

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    I have not candles any of the other eggs yet. I figured I'll let Penny take care of them.. She has been rather protective of the eggs every time I go check under her for the underutilized eggs. Today is day 4.
     
  10. Plucky Clucks

    Plucky Clucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How cute is that?
     
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