Setting eggs on New Years Day

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by AK Michelle, Jan 1, 2012.

  1. AK Michelle

    AK Michelle Bad Girl of the North

    Mar 17, 2009
    Palmer, Alaska
    That's right! The 3rd Annual NYD Hatch is not even over yet and more eggs are going in the bator. Anyone else certifiable or am I out on this limb all by myself?
     
  2. AK Michelle

    AK Michelle Bad Girl of the North

    Mar 17, 2009
    Palmer, Alaska
    Two turkey eggs are ready to go in, and I'll be tossing in the silkie eggs as soon as the postman delivers them.

    How funny is that hatchday photo going to look [​IMG]
     
  3. Pocket Money Poultry Farm

    Pocket Money Poultry Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is my first attempt at hatching eggs. I set 12 eggs on 01/01/2012 at 5:00 pm.

    I have a Columbian Wyandotte that was 8 months old and she sat on 4 eggs and
    had a 100% hatch rate. I’ll be happy if my homemade incubator does half as well.
     
  4. Pocket Money Poultry Farm

    Pocket Money Poultry Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Day 11 for the eggs and they all look like this one. Not to sure if that's a good thing or not.
    They don't have the rotten egg smell to them; that's good.
    Picture isn't the best but if they hatch I'll post some clear photos of the chicks.


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  5. Pocket Money Poultry Farm

    Pocket Money Poultry Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is this normal for the eggs to look like this?
    Are they going to hatch early?
    Thank you for your input…

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  6. TomMN1

    TomMN1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Those are ready to hatch.

    I actually had the same thing. I set on 12/31 and my first chick hatched sometime overnight last night.I wasn't expecting any until at least tomorrow.
     
  7. IowaHeritage

    IowaHeritage Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I set on the same day but @ 8 PM, nothing yet.............[​IMG]
     
  8. Pocket Money Poultry Farm

    Pocket Money Poultry Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks TomMN1 ~ would love to see some pics of your new chicks...

    IowaHeritage ~ good luck on your hatch!
     
  9. IowaHeritage

    IowaHeritage Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok, I have my coffee and am waiting for updates from ya all........[​IMG]
     
  10. Pocket Money Poultry Farm

    Pocket Money Poultry Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi IowaHeritage~ These two hatched out about 10:00 am today. Now at 2:00 pm there is four...

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