Set my first eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by foothillsfiber, Dec 23, 2011.

  1. foothillsfiber

    foothillsfiber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I done it. Just set my first eggs. We will see. I have read a lot of information and am hoping for the best. I don't expect too much as they are older hens and some of the eggs look porous. Here's to hoping and I will keep it updated
     
  2. ICallMyselfCherie'

    ICallMyselfCherie' Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well, Congratulations!! [​IMG] Here's hoping for a great hatch rate and healthy babies for you!!! What a great thing to be having your first hatch, how exciting!!

    And let me be the first one to say . . .

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  3. KLRA

    KLRA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck! I just set & hatched my first eggs this month too. Did a lot of research before starting and that really helped me. Some of my eggs were porous and they hatched just fine [​IMG]

    What breeds are you hatching?
     
  4. ambrosia

    ambrosia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My eggs are supposed to come today! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] so we will probably have some fuzzy butts born the same day [​IMG]

    Good Luck to you!
     
  5. foothillsfiber

    foothillsfiber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are mutts, barred rock roo and hens: rhode island red, buff orpington, black sex links. we will see what they look like
     
  6. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Enjoy your first hatch. [​IMG]

    And do post pics when they hatch!

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  7. idispatch4911

    idispatch4911 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm finally (after 2 months of waiting) going to put fertilized eggs in my DIY bator tonight when I get home from work. So excited!!
     
  8. kizanne

    kizanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I watched my first chick hatch today and I can't tell you how exciting that is. I am sure you all will love it too. The last 24 hours is very hard but worth the wait.
     
    Last edited: Dec 26, 2011
  9. foothillsfiber

    foothillsfiber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    on day 3 now, wait, wait, wait, need i say more
     
  10. foothillsfiber

    foothillsfiber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I set the eggs last Friday at 9 am, started counting on Sat, correct?, so today is day 5 and I am now seeing veining on the ones that I candled and even on the oldest one.
     

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