Set 10 eggs on 9/4 update! Any buddies?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by 1maria100, Sep 17, 2011.

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    1maria100 Out Of The Brooder

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    I set 10 eggs from a RIR hen with daddy being a BR roo. I was using a simple home-made incubator (a small storage bin with a towel on the bottom, glass bowl for water, and a sheet of plexi glass over the top. For heat I used a brooder lamp.). On day 7 I had to throw out 2, one was dead and one infertile. On about day 10 I came home to my light bulb broken! I had amazing luck although as my hovabator showed up before it happened. So I quickly set it up a got the eggs in there, and all but one survived the move! I'm on day 13 now, and all are doing good, with lots of movement! I'll be going on lockdown this thursday, and expecting hatching to start around saturday evening or sunday morning! Good for only my second time hatching:)

    So, any hatching buddies?
     

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