Set eggs in incubator, Date to hatch August 21st.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Countrypunk92, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. Countrypunk92

    Countrypunk92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HELLO! First time incubating.
    Temp-98-100
    humidity 55%

    23 eggs, 4 Barred Cochin Bantam, and the rest mixes of all diffrent breeds.
    Will post pics and candling pics!
     
  2. 1AcreRooster

    1AcreRooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Good luck!
     
  3. Countrypunk92

    Countrypunk92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Alright, So I dont have turners. So I have the eggs in cartons, And one end on a peice of wood about 2 inches high, and I just slide the wood to the other end when I need to turn them.. will this work or is unsufficient?
     
  4. Countrypunk92

    Countrypunk92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was candling an egg and accidently dropped it.. it did not break. But the yolk or embryo is loose now.. Will this effect the embryo?
     
  5. Countrypunk92

    Countrypunk92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got a few egg turners, Had 25 eggs to hatch 21st then 12 for 26th and checked em today, 17 did not develope any and one quit. The rest are developing perfectly and put 8 more in today. Whohoo. This is so fun!
     
  6. brandoncakes

    brandoncakes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I set eggs on the second, and have an estimated Aug 23rd hatch. Your carton/wood block method is very sufficient. Just try not to use foam cartons. Those paper mache/cardboard boxes work great, with a hole on the bottom of each egg "socket" to create air flow.

    As for the loose yolk, I'm not sure if that will affect your embryo growth. Candle it in a few days(if you didn't already) to see if it has more veins or larger mass.
     

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