Lockdown tmrw 9-26 anyone want to hatch along?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mrs_ed, Sep 25, 2011.

  1. mrs_ed

    mrs_ed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    11 speckled sussex! What are you hatching?
     
  2. happyhour4pm

    happyhour4pm Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi there, I am hatching mutts, the hens were red sex links and the roo was really big, friendly and black I forget the breed.
    I bought my hova bator off craigs list and the guy threw the eggs in. I figured I would practice with these before I spent a bunch of money on eggs.
    This has been the longest 19 days ever for me. I went into lock down yesterday and have 1 hatched. It was the smallest of all the eggs and he is so loud all the dogs are in the other room just staring up at the bator trying to figure out whats going on. he is dragging his shell around still not sure why. maybe he did not soak up all the yoke. He pipped and was out yelling within 2 hours. Nothing yet from the rest of the eggs no pips yet?
    Amy
     
  3. mrs_ed

    mrs_ed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Amy!
    how cool! fun times. this is my second hatch and things this time have gone way better! I haven't been a stress ball about the whole thing and the 3 weeks has gone by so fast! Congrats on your runt for being the first out lol, they are loud little boogers its true! You should post a picture on here of him if you can get a shot thru one of the windows. Hopefully the rest will be out in the next couple days! So silly looking at first but in 48 hrs what cute little fluff balls. [​IMG]

    Thanks for joining, Im glad to have a hatching buddy! you need 10 posts I think to post a pic so say a couple things or post smileys then we can see your new lil baby [​IMG]
     
  4. happyhour4pm

    happyhour4pm Out Of The Brooder

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    Good morning:caf,
    We still just have the one and one more pipped. He is dry and quiet now waiting on his buddies.
    I have to work today, bummer
    We are having an issue with our camera. We can not find the battery charger ANYWHERE we have searched high and low... gone???
    Amy
     
  5. Swissmiss989

    Swissmiss989 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My lockdown starts tomorrow! I have 6 silkie eggs. This is my first hatch so im extremely nervous! The last 3 weeks felt like forever!
     
  6. babigyrl22

    babigyrl22 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2011
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    I locked down today. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. Lorrie77

    Lorrie77 Out Of The Brooder

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    This is my first time hatching and I have just 1 due to hatch today then 2 more in 6 days! My little egg is rockin all over and is chirping [​IMG]
    I am so confused about the humidity, I have read several different things. Before lock down I had the humidity at 50-55% and the last 3 days at 65-70%
    Does this seem right? Really hoping this little guy makes it [​IMG] Call me crazy but I cant stop staring at the egg [​IMG]
     
  8. jmc

    jmc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what are you using for bators, besides the famous hovabator?
     
  9. Swissmiss989

    Swissmiss989 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I did that too. I'm using the LG with a fan tho.
     
  10. Lorrie77

    Lorrie77 Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine is an LG still air no fan. Still lots of chirping but no pip yet [​IMG]
    I dont know if I can handle the wait [​IMG]
     

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