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OMG!! I got 100% hatch rate. Pics Added...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Grampa with chickens, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. Grampa with chickens

    Grampa with chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Folks,
    I can't believe it. I set 7 EE's and my first 5 bantum Turkens eggs this year. They all hatched as of this morning. [​IMG]

    I must have been doing something right. This is my first 100% hatch. I've been in the upper 80's and lower 90's, but never hit the Mark.

    Life is good [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Mar 21, 2009
  2. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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    That's impressive...Congrats!! [​IMG]
     
  3. ladybug4ut1

    ladybug4ut1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Chicken Girl

    Chicken Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    GOOD FOR YOU!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] I have never incubated eggs but i got a broody on some eggs! LOL They should hatch tomorow and Monday! YEAH!! CONGRATS!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Chicken Girl
     
  5. Ms. Lewis Rich

    Ms. Lewis Rich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awwww, Turkin baby pictures please!!!!!
     
  6. Keisha

    Keisha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats awesome! What kind of incubator are you using?
     
  7. RooptyDoo

    RooptyDoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome!!! Now tell me everything that you did! Humidity? Temp? [​IMG] LOL I have never ever got a 100% hatch
     
  8. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    Good for you

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  9. TheDuckCrew

    TheDuckCrew Chillin' With My Peeps

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    congrats! but i do think we need all the details. you can't just leave us with our less than 100% hatch rates here
     
  10. Grampa with chickens

    Grampa with chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, here we go.

    Incubator.....Who says a hot water heater thermostat doesn't work
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    Baby Turken

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    Heres Ma and Pa

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    Info on what I did.
    Nothing out of the ordinary. Kept my temp in the 99.5 range and the humidity for the first 18 days was around the 38-42% range. Then I put them in the hatcher the night of the 18th day. Humidity was about 67%
    Usually, I put them in first thing the 18th day. but this time I decided to do something different as I was getting a couple that were fully formed, but died in the shell and never pipped. I don't know if they had to much humidity too soon or what.
    Anyway, that's the story
     

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