my first hatch of: 2009

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by americana-chick, Jan 20, 2009.

  1. americana-chick

    americana-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well its that time of year again! i have desided to through some eggs in the bator! my last hatch didnt end out to great..... but i sure hope this one will! i am just worried that the temp is way of.... but i just put them in today so will the temp being to high for just alittle bit when they first go in be ok? i sure hope everything turns out ok! they are do to hatch: 2/13/09 i put them in on: 1/20/09
    today is day 1!!

    thanks!
    ~Bri
     
  2. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    Don'T you have a gauge to check the temp?
     
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  3. americana-chick

    americana-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:yes i do but, it was off a bit. i fixed everything though and now the temps are right, the humidity, and everything is going smoothly. hope i get a lot to hatch!
    BRI
     
  4. RonnieAtkeson

    RonnieAtkeson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck, i hope you got it worked out. What kinda chickies you trying to hatch?
     
  5. americana-chick

    americana-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:i am trying to hatch out: 4 banty eggs and a mixture of large eggs including EEs, RIRs, black sex links, BOs, BRs, porcelain d'uccle bantams and more!
    thanks
    ~Bri
     
  6. americana-chick

    americana-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    does anyone know if its ok to open the incubator for a short amount of time when chicks try to hatch? (starting at day 18)
     

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