"Springing in the Chicks" 2016 April Hatch-a-Long Hosted by Mike & Sally

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by Sally Sunshine, Mar 3, 2016.

  1. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Do you always keep your humidity that high for incubation? Try staying in the 30% to mid 30% range. Yep, just try it. :D
     
  2. billiejw89

    billiejw89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was advised that serama eggs do best around 55% during incubation
     
  3. Gone-Quackers

    Gone-Quackers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want to do this contest. However do you just enter a photo when they hatch in April or what? I'm a newbie and confused. .
     
  4. chickendreams24

    chickendreams24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey all!

    @Sally Sunshine

    I have a broody due on the 4th and we are planning another hatch hopefully in April may I join?

    We are already collecting eggs for it so we have to do it. :) lol
     
  5. LA~Poulet

    LA~Poulet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've got 45 (give or take one) eggs in a LG. It's all colorful eggs-either Marans eggs (pure, because our rooster is marans) or Easter egger barnyard mix, so it is all blues and chocolate browns. Set yesterday but my temperatures are giving me trouble-any suggestions appreciated!
     
  6. billiejw89

    billiejw89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've managed to take all the water out and it still says 67%
    Maybe it isn't working??? I've only used it with 2 hatches and had success. It's a digital one that reads temp and humidity
     
  7. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Ahh.. I see. I've only hatched them a few times. Cute little birds. :)
     
  8. billiejw89

    billiejw89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did you have a good hatch rate with the lower humidity? I hope we get some to hatch, wish I had a broody to stick them under.
     
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  9. Cynthia12

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    I always use the lower, and get pretty good hatches. I have 6 out so far. More pips, and zipping.

    Wait..lol..just hit me that you were asking about my Serama hatch...I did ok, they were shipped eggs each time. I got about a 45% hatch rate .. and close to that on all three attempts.
     
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  10. billiejw89

    billiejw89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i didn't realize how hard serama eggs can be to hatch. i had them shipped to me. i hope we get at least a few. we have 18 eggs.
     

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