"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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  2. emvickrey

    emvickrey ChowDown Silkie Farm

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    My first batch in my new Brinsea are starting to hatch. They aren't due till tomorrow and 2 are out already. I have 15 egg set. I cleaned the Hovobator and am waiting for things to stabilize and I'll be setting more eggs in it soon. What I'm hatching are English orps and paint silkies.
     
  3. Purpletie3

    Purpletie3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats- I def prefer my brinsea to my hovabator.
     
  4. billiejw89

    billiejw89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    day 5, same egg as day 3 picture. And I got movement on video!
     
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  5. mamahmendez

    mamahmendez Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So far my Brinsea has been awesome, but it is the only thing I have. I just wanted something easy to use that was durable and reliable.

    Also, is that a White Pavlo in your profile photo??? If not what is it? I am in love. Want!!!!
     
  6. emvickrey

    emvickrey ChowDown Silkie Farm

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    I had a surprising good hatch with my Hovobator. I set 12 eggs. 2 where clear and 10 developed. 8 hatched. the last one is a weakling and was being active but is now slowing down. But still a good hatch. I cleaned it and have it drying out to set eggs in it again. I have 2 chicks hatched in the Brinsea and another zipped and many pips.
     
  7. billiejw89

    billiejw89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We gifted the chicks from our last hatch to a family friend, they in return sent us 24 eggs to incubate, but I can't because the brinsea is full of serama eggs! So the only thing to do is go out and buy another incubator tomorrow!!!! I was just waiting for an excuse to do so! I might also pick up a silkie chick or two!
     
  8. darkbluespace

    darkbluespace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have lots of eggs hatching in April....

    Two batches of duck eggs...

    Serama eggs in the incubator and under a few hens...

    and emu eggs that should hatch in April if they are going to do anything. :fl

    And hopefully my Silkies will start laying so I can set all their eggs! Any day now, I'm sure.
     
  9. chicken19

    chicken19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. harrellkd

    harrellkd Chillin' With My Peeps

    Help! My friend gave me a dozen eggs and I want to put them in today, but one of them is really dirty/poopie. I got as much off as I can by just brushing it, but it is still really bad. I don't want to not put it in because I only have a dozen eggs, but I also don't want it to compromise the others. Can I wash it? Should I wash just this one?
     

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