New to incubating eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ekalbach, Feb 4, 2016.

  1. kuchchicks

    kuchchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use my own eggs and on occasion I will add new blood from a friend's flock. They are not laying great right now but I have a handful in my Bator.
     
  2. kuchchicks

    kuchchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those are all great breeds. I have a few of those myself.
     
  3. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    I suspend my eggs over the heat, since heat rises. I stopped counting how many hatches I have had, homemade incubator still air, semi dry hatch. I just put these eggs in today..

    top row tan egg Cochin buff bantam, 3 green Blue isbar eggs, 2 WCB polish, bottom carton, left top 2 Cuckoo maran eggs, 1 BCM/blue isbar mix egg, 2 olive eggs, one gray egg, bottom row 3 BCM, one BCM/Blue isbar mix egg, gray egg and olive egger.
     
  4. kuchchicks

    kuchchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful rainbow! That's what I go for.
     
  5. ekalbach

    ekalbach Out Of The Brooder

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    Those are beautiful eggs. I am trying to do the rainbow too! I don't know who is more excited about hatching eggs, my daughter or myself. Lol!I think I also have that chicken math problem. My husband has already said that he is going to add on to the chicken coop. :)
     
  6. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    I have the problem of if I want to add on I have to do it myself, then I catch "it" from hubby because I did a bad job, but at least it was done....
     
  7. ekalbach

    ekalbach Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok. First eggs have arrived. The others are due to come tomorrow. Is it OK if I leave these ones out to warm to room temperature and then put them and the new ones in tomorrow night?
     
  8. ChickenGrass

    ChickenGrass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes it is fine
    Once they are at room temperature
    Goodluck with it
     
  9. ekalbach

    ekalbach Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you
     
  10. ekalbach

    ekalbach Out Of The Brooder

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    All 28 eggs are in the incubator. Temp is 100 humidity I'd 26
     

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