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No more turning. Hatch on March 1

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chickapooh23, Feb 25, 2009.

  1. Chickapooh23

    Chickapooh23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I turned and candled my eggs for the last time today. I have them sitting in the bator in egg cartons now. Will add a sponge and extra water in the morning and then I wait.

    11 of 12 looking good. One might have quit. It has more empty space than the others. The were all good this weekend but 1 hasn't changed since then. I am still hopeful for the rest.
     
    Last edited: Feb 27, 2009
  2. william9792

    william9792 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    why are you going to wait and bring humidty up in morning? why not now?
     
  3. Chickapooh23

    Chickapooh23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Hummmm. I could add them now. Day 18 starts in the morning but I am not moving them anymore. OK, I put the sponge in before I go to bed.
     
  4. Jamie821

    Jamie821 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hey my hatch date is march 1st also so maybe we can keep each other company. I have 19 black coppers and 8 wheaton marans due then. good luck and sending hatching vibes your way. I am hatching these for a guy in colorado.
     
  5. Chickapooh23

    Chickapooh23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That would be great. I have my humidity up to about 78 right now. Hoping that will come down a little, I wanted to added some more water this morning before the final close up and might have gotten carried away.

    I have a dentist appointment this morning and the weather has warmed up outside so I'll be able to keep busy today but I've got to find something for Friday and Saturday.
     
    Last edited: Feb 26, 2009
  6. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Good luck! [​IMG]

    Lots of good hatching vibes around!
     
  7. Grampa with chickens

    Grampa with chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a dozen due to hatch Saturday the 27th. 4 EE's and 8 Rhode Island Whites. We will see what happens.
     
  8. Chickapooh23

    Chickapooh23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Plenty of people are going to be staring at their bators this weekend. Good luck. Mine are 12 EE. [​IMG]

    My humidity is holding at about 65%. Eggs just sitting their watching me watch them. [​IMG]
     
  9. chikkinlittlesc

    chikkinlittlesc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have about 25 Ameraucana eggs, Bantam and Standard due to hatch March 1st. I just checked the humidity and it is holding at 65%. This is my first hatch this year. I am very anxious! Good Luck to all! [​IMG]
     
  10. Chickapooh23

    Chickapooh23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:My humidity is holding at 65% also. Temps looking good. First hatch of the year also. This year lets hope March comes is like a chick. I have no idea what that means really I am just getting anixous.

    Did you know that if you are really quite and put your ear down on the the pexiglass you can hear..... nothing. I felt really stupid after I did it... I was just hoping they are coming really early.
     

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