My Eggs arrived!! Thanks Lisa

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickenranchwife, Nov 6, 2007.

  1. Hey Lisa,
    My eggs got here safe and sound, wrapped individually, and so well protected. They are soo small, almost like a pullet egg. I decided to just buy a bator. It's not the warmest in the coop right now. What are the numbers on the eggs stand for? S31, 32, etc....?? This is my first time doing this. I know one needs water and the heat, just from reading other threads. I'm marking the calander. Thanks for the bakers dozen.

    Jada
     
  2. Hi Jada!
    Glad they made it! The S is for Silkie and the # is the date they were laid.
    What kind of incubator did you get?
    The basics are 101.5 degrees at egg height for a 'no-fan' bator and 99.5 for a unit with a fan.
    Humidity 45% - 50% for the first 18 days, then increase to 65% til they hatch (hopefully on Day 21).

    Good luck!
    Lisa
     
  3. It's a still air incubator. I picked up at our local runnings store.
     

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