My first Hatch - 100% Hatch so far!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by abubakar4u2003, Dec 27, 2011.

  1. abubakar4u2003

    abubakar4u2003 Out Of The Brooder

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    I got my incubator beginning of this month and put in 20 eggs and the chicks start hatching Christmas evening. So far every egg has hatched and I have 9 beautiful chicks chirping around. More eggs have cracks on them. Hopefully all of them will be hatching. Sharing some of their pics. Can anyone tell which breed they belong to?

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  2. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    They are adorable!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] I have had 100% hatches but more like 95% hatches. My advice is don't count your chickens before they hatch.
     
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  3. abubakar4u2003

    abubakar4u2003 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks. Indeed they are. I even filmed the first one hatching out of egg. Is there a specific reason for not counting them until they completely hatch? what about breeds? Can you identify their breeds by their colorings?
     
  4. The Chickeneer

    The Chickeneer ~A Morning's Crow~

    WOW [​IMG] thats amazing, especialy for a first time [​IMG] I would really like to knowe what humidity you had for this amazing hatch. Great job, and good luck [​IMG] Oh and about the breeds, they could really be any breed beacause it is extreemly hard if not impossible to tell what breed they are as newly hatched chicks. You could Google Image any breed of a chicken's chicks and most will look like that.
     
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  5. abubakar4u2003

    abubakar4u2003 Out Of The Brooder

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    yes you are right about it. there are lots of breeds which have chicks looking same at this age. I used HOVA-BATOR INCUBATOR 1602N with 1611 EGG TURNER. Bought it off ebay and followed the instructions off the web. For humidity, I use to put a glass of water each twice a week (as instructed on the manual). Also removed the egg turner on 18th day.
     
  6. cmom

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  7. abubakar4u2003

    abubakar4u2003 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the link. Yes, I have my fingers crossed.
     
  8. The Chickeneer

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  9. Me & Jack

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    So cute! And great hatch -- musta been doing all the right things. [​IMG]
     
  10. D3invertebrates

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    Grats on the hatch! Maybe if you listed what breeds you have then someone might be able to tell what breeds they are.
     

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