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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Stacyoung13, Nov 12, 2018.

  1. MillersFarm

    MillersFarm Easily distracted by Chickens

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    I wouldn't do anything different for silkies, Although i've never hatched silkies before.. @WVduckchick ?
     
  2. Stacyoung13

    Stacyoung13 Crowing

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    My humidity is staying at 40 and my temp is hanging out at 99. A friend of mine has eggs due today . We're going to swap one of my blues for one of his splashes. I can't wait!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    :celebrate:wee:celebrate
     
  3. silkiemother

    silkiemother Songster

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    good luck on not getting almost all roosters!it has happened to me before though I didn't mind because my school friend has a giant ranch his parents own
     
  4. Stacyoung13

    Stacyoung13 Crowing

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    Yeah, I thought about that. But I'm keeping my fingers crossed. :flToo bad chicken eggs aren't like gator eggs, temp determines sex.
     
  5. LoveMyChickenBabies

    LoveMyChickenBabies Crossing the Road

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    What part of Tennessee? I have an aunt that lives in Nashville and it is extremely humid there.
     
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  6. Stacyoung13

    Stacyoung13 Crowing

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    How much weight should my eggs lose?
     
  7. ChickenLeg

    ChickenLeg Crowing

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    I live in Knoxville til Christmas, then I'll be back in Jackson, TN all next year. I usta live in south Nashville! Big city, too big for us so we had to move. But there was a lot to do there!
     
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  8. ChickenLeg

    ChickenLeg Crowing

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    Ive never paid attention to the eggs weight change, just watch for development. And the airsack will change sizes. Then I lock em down for the last 3 days with 60-70% humidity. But it depends on your setup, humidity isnt the same for every incubator/location.
     
  9. LoveMyChickenBabies

    LoveMyChickenBabies Crossing the Road

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    That's awesome! My aunt lives in a suburb 30 min from Nashville so its not so bad. She even owns at least 3 acres of land!
     
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  10. ChickenLeg

    ChickenLeg Crowing

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    Thats awesome, shes got the best of both worlds then!
     

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