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Started incubator on February 21st

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by jengro65, Feb 27, 2015.

  1. jengro65

    jengro65 Songster 7 Years

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    Anyone else with me?
    I set 24 home grown eggs. 23 orpington (lavender, black, blue) and 1 mystery barnyard mix:)
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member 6 Years

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    Actually, I set on the 21st too - a dozen sizzle eggs!
     
  3. jengro65

    jengro65 Songster 7 Years

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    Great!!!! I try and post plenty of pics so get ready...lol. When do you plan to candle?
     
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    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member 6 Years

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    I already did, lol. I'm terrible about it and I candle a lot, but with my candler I can usually see development by day three, sometimes day two with small white eggs. So far at least nine of twelve are coming along :)
     
  5. jengro65

    jengro65 Songster 7 Years

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    What kind of candler do you use? I use a little mag light flashlight. I can see with it but it's not the greatest.
     
  6. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member 6 Years

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    I bought a really powerful little flashlight at Walmart about a year and half ago that is over 200 lumens, and that thing lights up anything, even dark marans eggs. I wish I could remember the brand because it's really nice. I know it was $20 or less.
     
  7. Danielchicken

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    I set a couple of eggs the 21st also! Easter egger x polish [​IMG]
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    (Brown hen is the easter egger)
     
  8. Danielchicken

    Danielchicken In the Brooder

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    Also i accidentally rolled the eggs a little to much. Will the chicks be okay?
     
  9. jengro65

    jengro65 Songster 7 Years

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    Yayyyyyyy:)
     
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    jengro65 Songster 7 Years

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    What do you mean?
     

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