So Far - So Good

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bwg_bear, Mar 31, 2009.

  1. bwg_bear

    bwg_bear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have 32 RIR eggs in the bator hatching right now. Out of the 32, 15 have hatched and a bunch more have pipped and working their way out. Being new to the incubating process, I find this whole process amazing and check it every 5 min lol. The is only our 2nd batch and like the 1st, these are all hatching on day 20 instead of day 21, is this normal for RIR's?
    I will give updates as it moves along.
     
  2. shortcake1806

    shortcake1806 Sassy McSassington

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    CONGRATS!!

    Sounds like it's going to be a long night for you. I've got eggs pipping right now too so I'll be right there with you.

    If your temps were a tad high they'll hatch early. Also sometimes they just seem to be in a hurry to come out and play.
     
  3. bwg_bear

    bwg_bear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it normal to have condensation on the windows?

    The chicks are raising such a ruckas that the dog keeps going into the kitchen to see whats going on.[​IMG]
     
  4. bwg_bear

    bwg_bear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It seemed that the temp was always right around 100 - 100.3.
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Good job!
     
  6. bwg_bear

    bwg_bear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    20 hatched and 12 more to go.
     
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