Post - Hatching Process

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by yanks26, Jan 9, 2009.

  1. yanks26

    yanks26 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok so once my eggs hatch in the incubator do i need to remove them one by one as they hatch and put them in a brooder until they are sold?
     
  2. william9792

    william9792 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no you have to wait till all have hatched, or you will make it hard on all the rest to hatch
     
  3. Chicken Woman

    Chicken Woman Incredible Egg

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    If you go to the search tab above you can find info on just about everything from breeds,hatching,brooding,equipment etc.
     
  4. yanks26

    yanks26 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks you guys!
     
  5. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

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    Always leave the bator CLOSED in till ALL the chicks have hatched !!!

    Opening the bator could put your other eggs at risk for not hatching !! Due to the humidity being screwed up when opened.

    Chicks can stay in the bator up to 48 hours with no food or water.
     
  6. yanks26

    yanks26 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, that is incredible! They can survive 48 hours without any water or food. Wow.
     
  7. Chicken Woman

    Chicken Woman Incredible Egg

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    While in the rgg the embrio absorbs the youlk sak so they are very well nourished and hydrated when they finally hatch. Alot of times they will make a little pip (small crack or hole in the shell and not actually hatch for another 24 hours as they are absorbing the yolk before they hatch.
    Hope that wasn't confusing ! [​IMG]
     
  8. yanks26

    yanks26 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not at all. All these facts and tidbits get me one step closer to my final goal of hatching some of my own! Thanks.
     

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