Newbie from Scotland!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ScottishKate, Mar 8, 2017.

  1. ScottishKate

    ScottishKate Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi I'm a keen animal lover and have my first lot of eggs in incubator day 19! So excited :) I candled them before lock down but never seen movement should I be concerned? Also any tips for the hatch day welcome
     
  2. barred2rock

    barred2rock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC!

    I'll have to let someone else answer your questions, I'm new at this myself. Best regards!
     
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  3. ScottishKate

    ScottishKate Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you. I'm as nervous as I was having my first kid. But all that means is you care ;)
     
  4. DancingWthDucks

    DancingWthDucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi and welcome to BYC! :)

    Come and introduce yourself to the UK thread: https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/655508/uk-member-please-say-hi

    Aim to have the humidity between 65-75% for lockdown, and don't open the incubator until all of the eggs have hatched (chicks can go for 24-72 when they first hatch without food). What breed(s) are they? Good luck!
     
  5. ScottishKate

    ScottishKate Out Of The Brooder

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    I've rescued 10 red ex caged hens, 5 leg horns, 1 winadot, 4 aracante and the other 3 are black? Clifford is an aracante cross. Such a gentlemen to the girls :) and turkeys are Norfolk blacks raised by an Indian game chicken.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens, how lovely that you rescued them. Wait till they realize they have a real home and good care now. Wish we could see photos now and then later after your work your charm on them.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Kate, sending Great hatching vibes your way [​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  8. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Kate [​IMG] Welcome!

    Fingers crossed for some good news about your hatch.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
     
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  9. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from the States, Kate, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our flock! Best wishes and happy hatching! [​IMG]
     
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  10. N F C

    N F C Happy T-Day! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Good luck with your hatch!
     
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