Set my first eggs!!!!! :D

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by AlivianAcres, Nov 30, 2012.

  1. AlivianAcres

    AlivianAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 20, 2012
    Elizabeth Colorado
    Here they are resting before going in


    All in the bator!

    100 at the top of the eggs...99 at the bottom...humidity at 35%.

    Everything look OK?
    Last edited: Nov 30, 2012
  2. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2010
    Glasgow, KY
    Looks good.
    Good luck with your hatch!
  3. AlivianAcres

    AlivianAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 20, 2012
    Elizabeth Colorado
    Crap! I have had the temp steady in this thing for 4 days...I seriously left it in attended for 2 hrs and it was up to 106. Did I just kill all these babies???? :(
  4. lillypurrs23

    lillypurrs23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 6, 2010
    We just got our 5 eggs that our pullet isn't sitting on under a heat lamp and before we found out our thermometer wasn't working, I think we seriously had it up to 110 for 30-45 minutes, and were worried we might have cooked ours, but I did read something a little while ago about someone accidentally leaving theirs for 2-4 hours at 108 when the eggs were a few days old, and 5 out of 6 hatched.
    Last edited: Nov 30, 2012
  5. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

    Aug 23, 2012
    My Coop
    This article is great for explaining viability due to temperature!

    REMEMBER if your NOT sure NEVER throw that egg!!

    Good luck, some beautiful eggs gonna make beautiful babies!!

    oh and your bator looks like mine, I hated how touchy that temp thing is!! We made a coolerbator and as simple as it was, its awesome!!! wafer thermostat has less than 1 degree variance, set and forget it!! LOVE it!!

    there is a link in my signature if you want to see how easy they are to make!
    Last edited: Dec 1, 2012

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