"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. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

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    Awesome!

     
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  2. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

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    Nice Chicken Hawk!

    Good Luck! [​IMG]
     
  3. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

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    Wow, you did have a rather busy weekend. I hope you got a good nights rest!

    Welcome, and yes surprise your uncle with some Serama!

     
  4. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

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  5. lizzy14

    lizzy14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi again, everyone! I still haven't gotten my eggs in the bator because I added a small amount of water for slightly higher humidity and the temp went down so I'm just waiting for it to stabilize again. That lead to another question though - this incubator was previously still-air and we just added a computer fan this year. Should I plug some of the vent holes now?

    I'm itching to get those eggs in - I have two dozen gathered over the last week, sitting right near the bator. [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  6. Chaos18

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    Slowly Losing it......
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    VENTILATION (OXYGEN)

    Hatching at High Altitudes post #37908
    O2 deprivation to day 10 of incubation followed by regular oxygen concentrations leads to stronger chicks post #33815
    NEVER USE VENT holes as a means to Control HUMIDITY especially during HATCH DAYS!
     
  7. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

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  8. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

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    Not to control temp or humidity. Yes, can plug first 10 day for oxygen deprivation.

    O2 deprivation to day 10 of incubation followed by regular oxygen concentrations leads to stronger chicks post #33815
     
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  9. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

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    Hello, and Everyone have a Great Day! [​IMG]
     
  10. LocalYokel

    LocalYokel Overrun With Chickens

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