my game bird just layed her first egss!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Red jungle fowl88, Jan 19, 2010.

  1. Red jungle fowl88

    Red jungle fowl88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well i went out to the coop and i found a Egg about a week ago, there was 5 hens in there so i didnt know whos it was. I sepreated them into spereate pens and monday i found two eegs in my Kelso hens nest!!!! yaaay im so happy i have two eggs right now. I cant wait. This is my first year with chickens and im not sure what to expect. Im going to let her hatch her eggs and not put them in a incubator. what should i expect next? how many more may she lay? in how long will she be broody and ready to sit on her eggs? should i keep the eggs until she goes broady or let her take care of them?
     
  2. Germaine_11.20

    Germaine_11.20 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Red jungle fowl88

    Red jungle fowl88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

    May 20, 2009
    Northern Illinois
    she may not go broody, the eggs are only good for 10 days. If you do have an incubator I suggest putting them in there if you want them to hatch. What type of roo do you have?
     
  5. chickeypeep101

    chickeypeep101 the Awesome Pullet

    Jul 23, 2009
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    Yes if you have an incubator you should put them in, since there is no guarantee she will go broody.
     
  6. Red jungle fowl88

    Red jungle fowl88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    chicken lover i have a 1/4 Spanish and 3/4 Kelso Rooster. I didnt want to put them in a incubator becouse i dont know how the proces works on tha can somebody explain how that works.
     
  7. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

    May 20, 2009
    Northern Illinois
    Quote:Okay lets go through the basics

    21 day incubation period
    99.5* (get a thermometer)
    if you do not have a egg turner than turn them manually 2wice a day
    last three days stop turning them
    add water in a dish or some incubators have canal type things under the wire, what type of incubator do you have?
    keep humidity atleast above 30% and last three days keep around 65%
    candle on day 10 in a dark room with a flashlight, if you see darkness it is growing, if it is clear then toss it.

    hope that helps, just let me know if you need more help [​IMG]
     
  8. Red jungle fowl88

    Red jungle fowl88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Okay lets go through the basics

    21 day incubation period
    99.5* (get a thermometer)
    if you do not have a egg turner than turn them manually 2wice a day
    last three days stop turning them
    add water in a dish or some incubators have canal type things under the wire, what type of incubator do you have?
    keep humidity atleast above 30% and last three days keep around 65%
    candle on day 10 in a dark room with a flashlight, if you see darkness it is growing, if it is clear then toss it.

    hope that helps, just let me know if you need more help [​IMG]

    What do you mean candle on day10 in a dark room with a flashlight candle on day 10 in a dark room with a flashlight, if you see darkness it is growing, if it is clear then toss it??

    How do you turn the eggs what dirrection?
     
  9. australorp_breeder

    australorp_breeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is the biggest amout of icons I've ever used in one post, lol! New record! I was telling someone earlier (when I had used three icons) that that was my biggest xD Yes, I actually took the time to edit this because I didn't like the order that the icons showed up. lol.
     
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