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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by HickoryHollow, Feb 11, 2015.

  1. HickoryHollow

    HickoryHollow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, the first batch in my new Sportsman. I started small to get the hang of the new incubator. I put 60 eggs in. Not sure why but candling found about 25 non-viable eggs. Probably because they got too cold in the nest box. The 35 that remained looked great though with just the right air cell and looking like they will hatch. They should be pipping when I get home from work Friday evening I hope. Wish me luck!
     
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  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Good luck!
     
  3. sherriwv

    sherriwv Out Of The Brooder

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    Hooray! Keep us posted!..
     
  4. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My eggs are at the same point, due to hatch Friday, and one already has a pip. I wish you luck with your hatch.
     
  5. HickoryHollow

    HickoryHollow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Sunshine, you too!
     
  6. HickoryHollow

    HickoryHollow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    will do Sherri! [​IMG]
     
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  7. HickoryHollow

    HickoryHollow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Funky!
     
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    HickoryHollow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had an early bird! They really aren't due until this time tomorrow evening, but when I went out to feed the peeps in the brooders and check the incubator, there he was! I think I can see 5 more tinny little pips further back with a flashlight.

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  9. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha I had an early one too. Hatched early this morning, and only one other is pipped that I can see, this chick is bulldozing through the eggs and rolling them.
     
  10. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds! Premium Member

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    So cute!
     

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