SlackWater Test Hatch

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ThreeBoysChicks, Jan 27, 2012.

  1. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Thurmont, MD
    I purchased eggs from SlackWater for purposes of her testing her packing process.

    I received 16 eggs in great condition on Tuesday 01/24/2012. They sat at rest, turning once for 24 hours. They were placed in my Hovabator Genesis 1588 on Wednesday Night (01/25/2012). Temp steady at 99.9 and humidty steady at 40%.

    I will post progress when I candle at day 10, at lockdown and then the hatch results.

    To begin, packaging was great. See for yourself.

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  2. slackwater

    slackwater Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome Ed! Thank you so much for starting this thread. I'm going to send a link to the other people who have received shipments so far in hopes that they will chime in on their hatches as well.
     
  3. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Thurmont, MD
    Of the 16 eggs, all 8 BBS Orpingtons are development. 5 of the 8 BLRW are developing. Looking good.
     
  4. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Thurmont, MD
    Lockdown 7 BBS Orps and 4 BLRW.

    As of now, 5 of the BBS orps have pipped and one is zipping.
     
    Last edited: Feb 14, 2012
  5. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Thurmont, MD
    Hatched out 3 BLRW and 6 BBS Orpingtons. Everyone is healthy.
     
  6. PeckinGorgeous

    PeckinGorgeous Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey, Ed! Did you have any pics of these birds once they reached full maturity? :)

    Edit: nvrmnd...
     
    Last edited: Jul 10, 2015

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