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Starting up the Incubator!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SundownWaterfowl, Jan 27, 2009.

  1. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Im going to be starting up my incubator today. Its a brinsea octagon 40. I will be putting the eggs in on Thursday, and Saturday.

    I have 5 Light Brahmas (Standard fowl), 4 Salmon Faverolles (Standard fowl), 1 bbred OEGB, and 7 self blue OEGB. Hopefully I will get another egg or two before thursday. Im going to put the standard eggs in on Thursday afternoon, and the bantam eggs in on Saturday morning. Since the bantams hatch a day or two earlier.

    Im still going back and forth if I should put the bantams in a day later, or 2 days later than the standard eggs? What do you think?


    Were also supposed to get 6-9" of snow tomorrow night, so im hoping the power wont go out.
     
    Last edited: Jan 27, 2009
  2. Chickie Mamma

    Chickie Mamma Farmer at Heart

    Apr 20, 2008
    Sherman, CT
    [​IMG] [​IMG] Good Luck! [​IMG] [​IMG]
    We are expecting that much snow too! I hope power doesn't go out either!! [​IMG]
     
  3. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Thanks. I was going to wait until march to start, but I couldnt wait any longer. lol [​IMG]
     
  4. Chickie Mamma

    Chickie Mamma Farmer at Heart

    Apr 20, 2008
    Sherman, CT
    Me neither... I have 16 eggs in the bator as we speak. Due Feb 13th. I couldn't take the anticipation! LOL!! [​IMG]
     

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