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Successful Hatch

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by 7L Farm, Jun 16, 2011.

  1. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup my best ever hatch> Yee Haw!! I put 36 eggs in my Brinsea 40 Dx. This bator is a jewel. I was hatching from my stock for a customer that wanted some chicks. Well, lock down finally arrived so I take out the dividers & noticed a crack in an egg didn't look like a pip. I thought to myself what happened anyway I added water a few ripped up fresh sponges & sprayed the eggs a little bit with water because one had cracked I thought. I let them all hatch this time no opening the bator for more water are any other stupid reason I usually come up with. I got 30 out of 36 not one casualty. The chicks were all big healthy fuzzy butts. The egg that was cracked hatched as well. The End.
     
  2. wrestling_mom

    wrestling_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] YAY!!



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  3. ChestnutRidge

    ChestnutRidge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations! A very successful hatch, and with a cracked egg, too! [​IMG]
     
  4. obaan1

    obaan1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    "The end" for that successful batch. How long before you try again? Chater 1. Load the incubator and start over. Chicken math at work.
    Glad to hear that you had a super hatch.
     
  5. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    Good job [​IMG]
     
  6. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Think I might take some time off I've hatched 6 times this year already.
     
  7. CupOJoe42

    CupOJoe42 CT Chicken Whisperer

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    I don't even have my chicks yet and I want to hatch eggs!!! This is so addicting!!!!
     
  8. TripTrapMtnHomestead

    TripTrapMtnHomestead Out Of The Brooder

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    so you left all the chicks in until all were done hatching? you didn't move any to the brooder?
    congrats!!
     
  9. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes, that is correct. I usually open it to move chicks to the brooder as you mentioned because it gets crowded in there. I started thinking why do this they get in the brooder & snuggle just like their in the bator.
     
  10. TripTrapMtnHomestead

    TripTrapMtnHomestead Out Of The Brooder

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    our incubator the heating element is low. they bump their little heads into it. so i moved them when they started doing that. i'm going to look at your model.
    thanks!
     
    Last edited: Jun 17, 2011

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