Pekin Incubation Diary

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Quackers08, Sep 20, 2012.

  1. Quackers08

    Quackers08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I set 12 pekin bantam eggs on September 19th (yesterday) and i have wanted to do an online diary like this with images and updates since my last incubation a few months ago, so here goes!

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    These are the eggs i set. They are so dinky its unbelievable! I never thought theyd be this tiny. I really wonder how a baby could come out of such a small egg! haha
     
  2. Quackers08

    Quackers08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Day 12. I have 8 eggs left in the incubator

    Egg one:
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    Egg two:
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    Egg three:
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    Egg four:
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    Egg five:
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    Egg six:
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    I havent added all 8 as you can tell but i am unsure as to whether eggs one to tree are fertile??
     
  3. cochins1088

    cochins1088 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm pretty sure the first three are infertile, or if they were fertile, than they quit developing. If I were you, I'd mark them and candle again in 5 days, if still nothing, I'd take them out. The others look awesome though!!! Good Luck with your hatch!
     
  4. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :goodpost: Those bottom three look like they're doing great, though. Good luck :thumbsup Just curious, what kind of incubator is that?
     
  5. Quackers08

    Quackers08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay ill give it few days. I hope the rest ALL hatch. I have 2 of each left and im praying! [​IMG]
    The incubator is a Cvatutto16. It isnt brilliant but it works :)
     
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    Never heard of that kind, I'll have to look it up :) It kinda looks like a Brinsea, but a little different so it had me wondering.
     
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  7. Quackers08

    Quackers08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Came off ebay so dunno what sort it is lol
     
  8. Quackers08

    Quackers08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My incubator is messed up so bad! This morning the temp was 34 c and then stayed at 35 and hasd now gone up to 38... and its lockdown!!! The temp changer thing isnt working too!!!
     
  9. cochins1088

    cochins1088 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds more like an incubator problem for you, bug mine is going a bit out of waxk right now too. It was 80 degrees on wednesday and then it dropped to 40 degrees on thursday causing my incubator to drop to 96 degrees for a day when it should be at 101. I just finally got the tempature back up this morning. Just keep trying and hopefully all will work out. Good Luck! [​IMG]
     
  10. cochins1088

    cochins1088 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    -sorry about all the spelling mistakes, I have got to remember to proofread my posts before I submit them...
     

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