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RCOM incubator

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by danniboi1990, Jul 27, 2011.

  1. danniboi1990

    danniboi1990 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone got an R-COM Mini Egg Incubator?? if so have you managed to hatch any females out... all 10 of mine are roos [​IMG] i didnt hatch them all out at the same time. over the last few years [​IMG] its getting annoying now [​IMG]
     
  2. satay

    satay oz-e-chick

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    I have a larger rcom. The sex of the chicken is determined by the rooster not the tempreature of the egg at incubation so i don't think it would matter what incubator you used the out come would have been the same.
     
  3. danniboi1990

    danniboi1990 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    o right.. what rcom incubator have u got.. i like the look of the rcom 20 pro.. have u seen the rcom 20 pro with usb?
     
  4. quintinp

    quintinp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have the Rcom mini incubator it has hatched 2 out of 6 eggs, being that 3 were infertile and one was a quitter for some reason or another.
     
  5. danniboi1990

    danniboi1990 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    o right. the same one as my display picture? are the 2 you successfully hatched out roos? hens? [​IMG]
     
  6. quintinp

    quintinp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:The first i sold before I could find out, the second was a roo.
     
  7. satay

    satay oz-e-chick

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    Quote:I have an rcom king suro
     
  8. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

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    Quote:Almost. A heat spike during the early days (first 3) of incubation kills off females at a higher rate than males. if you're o/10 are you only having a 50% hatch ratio? you could be spiking and killing your females.

    http://ps.fass.org/cgi/content/full/86/12/2685
     
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  9. danniboi1990

    danniboi1990 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    o wow [​IMG] i hope im not spiking them.. my most recent brood are in there now on day 5.. all seem to be developing ok.. fingers crossed for a female!! i think im just about dew a female lol!
     
  10. danniboi1990

    danniboi1990 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    o and all that were fertile have successfully hatch apart from 1 welsummer chick [​IMG] he or she died very close to the hatch date [​IMG]
     

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