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Pipped zipped 'n hatched today.

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

  1. Sissy

    Sissy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    first hatch for 2009
    today is day 20th. and have 2 fuzzy butts
    that came early this morning. I have 9 more to go.
    all my own eggs, Hoping for a few more.
    Do they all stay together until day 24
    in the bator?
    to make sure of more hatching
    or as they fluff up
    should they be put into the brooder
    with feed and water?
    any advice?
     
  2. Hens_And_Chicks

    Hens_And_Chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I leave mine in the incubator for about 24 hours - dried and fluffed out - then move them to the brooder. I guess it depends how many chicks you have in the incubator as to whether or not you could leave them all in there. My bator always gets so dirty during the hatch so I want them moved out as soon as they are dry and mobile.
     
  3. Sissy

    Sissy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My new 1588 bator is really doing its work have
    a total of 5 now and hoping the rest pop
    out to play..LOL
     
  4. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    Go Go Babies Go Go ....


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  5. Sissy

    Sissy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks I need all the good
    hatching vibes I can get.
     
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    You did well! I dont leave my chicks in the bator longer than 12 hours, but you certainly could leave them in up to 24 hours. After that, with the fan blowing, etc, I've read that they can become dehydrated, but not sure how true that is.
     
  7. Harley's girl

    Harley's girl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yea chickies!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Hatch away!

    Speckled Hen what about if you have a still air? (I am only asking because that is what I have as a hatcher)
     
  8. Chickapooh23

    Chickapooh23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeaaaaaah. Congrats. I am on day 18. I hope I get some chickies too.
     
  9. Sissy

    Sissy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can I take the first 3 out to the brooder tonight
    its in the laundry room with heat lamp. and the others as they dry and fluff take them out.
     
  10. Sissy

    Sissy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks everyone. For all the good vibes and cheers

    It worked I have 8 from the bator first time hatch,
    and 8
    from the Andrew sisters in the big coop
    and they are still sitting.. and the bator is
    holding about 20 , Buff orpingtons and French Marens and humm have to check my notes..have to count again LoL
    really been busy LOL chicks are popping out all over..
     

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