Only one possible chick!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by finlay225, Feb 24, 2016.

  1. finlay225

    finlay225 Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 24, 2016
    Hi all. I have just joined byc! Been reading lots of threads and getting some useful information. I'm incubating brown leghorn eggs at the moment. I bought a second hand rcom mini and put 5 eggs in it to turn them myself. Maybe should have just put 3 in on the automatic turner, as only one egg has made it to day 18!! So fingers crossed this will hatch. After starting this incubation, I purchased a brinsea mini eco. So put 9 eggs in this a few days ago, so if hopefully my one egg hatches it might have some frinds in a couple of weeks! I have 10 hens and 3 ducks. But this is my first time incubating eggs, and finding it quite stressful! Just wanted to say hi to you all, and might speak to you soon.
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
  4. KeyFlock

    KeyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 22, 2015
    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined us!! Good luck with both of your hatches. We love pictures too, if you can get any when they hatch [​IMG]
  5. finlay225

    finlay225 Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 24, 2016
    Thank you! Will add some pics when they hatch :)
  6. N F C

    N F C home again! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Good luck with your hatches!
  7. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around the run. :fl Good luck with your hatch.
  8. finlay225

    finlay225 Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 24, 2016
    Hi, sorry I got my dates wrong the other day, and my single egg in the incubator is on day 18 today. I just have a quick question!! :) Which might be a silly idea!! But, one of my hens is broody at the moment. Would it be possible to put the egg under her to hatch? Just an idea. Would have to bring the hen into the house and make a nest up in an indoor cage. Or would it be best to leave it in the incubator, and my other eggs should hopefully hatch in a good couple of weeks. Any thoughts would be great. Not sure if I should have started a new thread :) many thanks!

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