Thanksgiving Hatchalong

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by Chrysolinsbirds, Oct 20, 2015.

  1. Chrysolinsbirds

    Chrysolinsbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've never started a hatchalong before but every one is welcome to join me =} ill be posting set dates as soon as i calculate them lol. But any sets due in November qre welcome along for the ride =]
     
  2. Morigen

    Morigen Out Of The Brooder

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    I started collecting eggs Sunday for the incubator. This will be my first time doing this. I am hoping to set them in the incubator this Sunday (10/25/15) which means a mid-November hatch.

    The hens I am collecting from are all RIR's except for one Chocolate Orphington. I get about 4 eggs a day from these, so hoping to set just a little under 30 eggs.
     
  3. Chrysolinsbirds

    Chrysolinsbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just plugged the incubator in lasr night =} the temp is steady all day so far waiting on tonights spot checks and in will go what ive been collecting since friday =} for a test hatch of course because I have only got a few silkie eggs and a couple japenese eggs from my girls in the last month and all of those in the last week.
     
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  4. Chrysolinsbirds

    Chrysolinsbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lf chickens 21 days set november 5
    button quail: 16 days to hatch; set nov 10
    coturnix quail: 18 days to hatch; set nov 8
    seramas: 19 days to hatch; set nov 7
    other bantam and LF: 21 days to hatch; set nov 5
    bobwhite quail: 23 days to hatch; set
    call duck and other bantam ducks: 26 days to hatch; set

    pheasant: 22 to 29 days; set
    mallard (derived) duck,goose, turkey, guinea, peafowl: 28 days to hatch; set oct 29
    goose: 28 to 32 days to hatch; set oct 29
    muscovy duck: 35 days to hatch; set
    emu: approx. 53 days to hatch - set (for you "serious" hatchers)
     
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  5. Chrysolinsbirds

    Chrysolinsbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Temp holding steady =} test hatch in. Bantams in 18days and lf In 21 cant wait for new peeps. Hoping my favorites will start laying in time for thanksgiving hatch set day.
     
  6. lmboeder

    lmboeder Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 15 set to hatch November 4thish. EE's, BO, WLH all covered by blue or splash bantam Cochin. Can't wait to see what my little babies look like:) I candled this morning and all are doing well. They have great veining and wiggly jiggly babes in them.
     
  7. Lavender11

    Lavender11 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, this is my first time hatching eggs. I have 12 Pekin Bantam eggs due to hatch on the 4th Nov. I candled them last night (day 6) and 3 look unfertilized and one with a blood ring. The other 8 we could see the dark spot moving around. Very exciting!
     
  8. lmboeder

    lmboeder Out Of The Brooder

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    This is my first time also! We are hatching at the same time! Good luck to you.
     
  9. Chrysolinsbirds

    Chrysolinsbirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The best part of hatching eggs is that feeling. Be it the first time or the 100th ;) best of luck on those little swimmers. Pekin bantams? Must be ducks?

    Edited to add.
    If they are duck eggs are you misting them with water daily?
     
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  10. Lavender11

    Lavender11 Out Of The Brooder

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    I may have miscounted last night and appear to have 9 growing chicks. They're bantam chicken eggs. Very cute with fluffy feet.
     

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