"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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    Sorry you having these headaches. I hope they stop soon!
     
  2. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

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    [​IMG] Miss me? [​IMG]

     
  3. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Sing Brightly Premium Member Project Manager

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    Course we did! We just didnt tag ya cuz we knewed ya were busy! :hugs BTW..... Those lil goaties are MINE! :love
     
  4. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

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    which bator are you using? can you get away from using bottom wells and use something up top to control until lockdown? I dont think it matters if you do or dont with distilled, If I use the bottom wells I make sure I only put enough it that it will dry out in a day or two so I can adjust it if necessary

    See below in the tips and tricks links

    HUMIDITY Humidity is NOT a set number!

    Its a tool to get the correct weight loss in the egg! post #7068 see Hatching Eggs 101

    WHY do we need less humidity to get the best weight loss for colored hatching eggs during incubation? post #36320
    KEEPING MOLD and BACTERIAL from growing in water WELLS during incubation post #1644
    USING a aquarium pump to humidify incubator Begin post post #42512
    TIPS n TRICKS to raising humidity in incubators post #42512

    your avy is lovely!!!

     
  5. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

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  6. lindalouly

    lindalouly Grd Ctrl 2 Major Tom

    Are you talking about the sexing egg link. It's a study that I participated in that lazygardner is doing... You have to compare eggs from the same hen... The theory is that the more rounded the egg is in comparison to the like eggs of the same hen in a medium sized range will hatch a higher pullet rate.
     
  7. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

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  8. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

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  9. firedragon1982

    firedragon1982 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't really have much for tips... I've just been doing what I've done with the chicken eggs, except with a bit higher humidity and manually turning!! I've kept my humidity ~40% the entire incubation. Until lockdown of course. I have 3 external pips when I left for work this morning!! Yay!


    Awwww I love the duckies!!! Ancona? Mixed?
     
  10. Chaos18

    Chaos18 Minion King Premium Member

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    Slowly Losing it......
    So does that mean both you and Mike are stopping by for coffee?
     

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