Setting Hens 1st eggs Today Aug 30, Maybe they will hatch, Join Me!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by JustPeachy, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. JustPeachy

    JustPeachy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So my Buff Orpington hens have just started laying and I am so anxious [​IMG] to hatch some eggs, I have put all of their first eggs in my incubator and am hoping I may get a few chicks. I have a small incubator, it only holds 7 chicken eggs, so I didn't have to make the first laid eggs sit a long time before putting them in the incubator. If your setting eggs today or this week please join me! This is my first attempt with my own eggs, I was given some mixed breed eggs a few weeks ago to test my bator and I had 5/7 hatch, so I hope I have atleast that good with these eggs too [​IMG] !!! [​IMG]
     
  2. Chicken Chat

    Chicken Chat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just set 6 eggs yesterday afternoon in my bator. You said your bator holds 7 eggs, it's not a Brinsea mini is it? That's what I'm using (It keeps me from incubating dozens and dozens a year [​IMG])
     
  3. JustPeachy

    JustPeachy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is, same here, hubby was fine paying so much when he realized I could spend about the same amount but end up with lots more chicks! I love how easy it is to use! My only complaint is that I never know what the humidity is cause I haven't been able to find something small enough to fit in it that will tell me the humidity.... Hope some of my eggs hatch, good luck to you too!
     
  4. Honeysucklefeathers

    Honeysucklefeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am setting either 7 or 8 (hope I get another today) sizzle eggs tonight. Will be keeping up with you guy's [​IMG]
     
  5. marlene

    marlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put in 6 silkies today so i'm in [​IMG]
     
  6. Honeysucklefeathers

    Honeysucklefeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ended up setting 7 sizzle eggs and 2 BR/NH mix [​IMG], last night 8/30. Will candle on Saturday. Can't wait to see what hatches [​IMG]
     
  7. KWAK

    KWAK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put 20 eggs (i think, i havnt counted) in 4 days a go!
    4 are white leghorn X EE and the rest are BO X EE [​IMG]
     
  8. greenpeeps

    greenpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I set 7 eggs today (8/31) that I received from a swap. This is my first hatch and we are using a homemade incubator. Good luck everyone.

    Oh I found a really nice website on incubating. http://www.howtoincubate.com/
     
  9. JustPeachy

    JustPeachy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] YAY so exciting! Hope we all have a great hatch! [​IMG]
     
  10. Cattitude

    Cattitude Chillin' With My Peeps

    I put 18 eggs into the HovaBator on this date. I have some first-timer eggs too; from my Sebright bantams. I do so hope they are fertile! The little rooster has been crowing for two months and has been jumping some of the older pullets, so I don't think there will be any problems there. Cross fingers for all of us!
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