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Setting 28 Rare Eggs Now : )

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by TommyVT05, Apr 19, 2008.

  1. TommyVT05

    TommyVT05 Songster

    Feb 6, 2008
    Southern California
    Today,

    I got 22 rare eggs from a friend. When they hatch out, I will let you know what they are. Its gonna be a suprize. Hehe. They aren't bantams, not layers, not longtails, no meat birds...

    Can you guess?

    Haha

    Anyways, I also have 6 BBR Onagadori eggs in there too and 1 Golden Pheasant egg. 1! <---She laid only 1 in 2 weeks...WAT???

    Dunno whats wrong...

    Anyhow...my last (first time) hatch was 100%. 25 Chicks! Hope this will result the same too!!!

    Can't wait! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    - Tommy
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Best of luck!
     
  3. TommyVT05

    TommyVT05 Songster

    Feb 6, 2008
    Southern California
    Thanks...[​IMG]

    Does anyone here have prior knowledge of incubating Pheasant eggs? I wonder if the temp and stuff is the same as chicks...just longer hatch date?

    - Tommy
     
  4. TommyVT05

    TommyVT05 Songster

    Feb 6, 2008
    Southern California
    I read from an earlier post that the temp is the same for Pheasants and Chickens and the HUMIDTY is same too.

    My last hatch, I used only 35-45% HUM and got 100% hatch, and since the page posted there shows the same for both species...is it OK for same HUM. for both things?

    - Tommy
     
  5. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    Here ya go, Tommy...Incubation Chart

    I kept the humidity at 60% for the first 19 days, then raised it to 80% for the last 3 days. Temps is the same as chicken chicks, 99.5.

    Good luck with your hatch and can't wait to learn what the surprise is!

    Dawn
     
    Last edited: Apr 22, 2008
  6. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Crowing

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    I use the same for chicken and pheasants. good luck on your rare eggs.
     
  7. TommyVT05

    TommyVT05 Songster

    Feb 6, 2008
    Southern California
    Oh yeah?

    Hummm...the hum right now is about 40% +/- 5%. Thats good for chickens and if pheasants can do it, thats SUPER! I can't go up to 65% because chickens won't do good there...

    So hard! [​IMG]

    - Tommy
     
  8. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    Congratulations, Tommy... I'll be keeping an eye on ya! [​IMG]
    Now the waiting begins!
     
  9. TommyVT05

    TommyVT05 Songster

    Feb 6, 2008
    Southern California
    Haha.

    Thanks!

    I will keep everyone posted for sure [​IMG]

    - Tommy
     

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