Please send me good hatching vibes

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by momma's chickens, Apr 12, 2009.

  1. momma's chickens

    momma's chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 10, 2008
    Idaho
    I put 6 of my chicken eggs in my "new" used incubator 19 days ago and by candling found out only 2 were fertile. Then like an idiot who didn't know what she was doing I bought some eggs and put them in there 8 days ago. Well I have been trying to make a hatcher because yesterday was day 18. I started the hatcher last Monday and had to fiddle with the temp for four days and humidity for three days. I was so frustrated and then yesterday I put the two eggs in there and the temp was still varying by four degrees, down to 99 and up to 103. This is a still air hatcher. I stayed up last night and every 45 minutes checked the temp and fiddled with it. Around 3 this afternoon, the temp and humidity stablized and everything looks good. I am just so scared I killed these babies in the process of trying to figure it all out.

    Please cross your fingers for me! My dd is so excited and I know all things don't work like we want them too, but I am hopefully.
     
  2. william9792

    william9792 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it will be ok, i also have 100 NHReds hatching out tonight. so here are the hatching vibes you need [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. willowcol

    willowcol Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 10, 2008
    Macclesfield NC
    Good hatch vibes are coming your way!!!! Doesn't sound like you should have a problem those temp changes aren't bad at all.
     
  4. luckygarden

    luckygarden Out Of The Brooder

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    Here another good hatching vibes
    Since this morning I got 25 babies, I am still hoping I got more babies hatch on Easter Day , all of them still run around inside the incubator

    I am so happy today because in the past 21 days I was worry, the temperature was up and down, I almost gave up because I thought I cooked them when I saw my temp gauge was 105F that was 2 or 3 times during 21 days the temp raised to 105F

    when they start zip, I make a noise "cheep cheep", and they cheep me back, few hours later I got baby, the first baby will help others hatch

    anyway, keep your finger cross, go rest, tomorrow when you wake up you will hear a cheep cheep from those beautiful fluffy baby


    good luck
     
  5. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Maryland
    Awesome hatching vibes your way and many more! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. Sissy

    Sissy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hatching vibes being sent
    to you.
     
  7. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

    Mar 14, 2009
    MI
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  8. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    my temp. has gone to 108 for about an hour and they still hatched!!! I think that that was a miracle, hatching vibes coming your way [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. momma's chickens

    momma's chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 10, 2008
    Idaho
    Thanks everybody - I know it is only 2 eggs but since we came this far, I don't want to kill them.

    At 4:45 this morning when the Easter Bunny came there was nothing and now at 7:31 there is a pip. I am so excited. It is Easter morning!!!!

    William and Luckygarden, also sending you hatching vibes!
     
  10. momma's chickens

    momma's chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 10, 2008
    Idaho
    Now we have two pips and they are peeping, I can see a beak of one working to get out. WOO-HOO!!!
     

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