The 7th Annual BYC Easter Hatch-A-Long!

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by Happy Chooks, Jan 20, 2016.

  1. Penny Hen

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    Be sure to get back with us on how that works. I have been looking at that too. I dipped my eggs in vinegar last year and put them in the bator. I also added a teaspoon of vinegar to the water resevour (about a quart of water). I had problems with temp spikes that lost me eggs but when I broke the eggs open afterwards there was no green goo. Before I started using the vinegar I would get failed eggs with green goo. I was improvising from an article about dipping eggs in ascorbic acid (vitamin C). I didn't have any vitamin C but a remnant of Bio-Chemistry 101 from 30 years ago reminded me that vitamin C and vinegar were/are close cousins. So I am fairly certain that the vinegar dip kept down bacteria which will increase the chances of an egg making it to hatching. I don't have the resources to do a complete study with a control group of eggs from the same source in the same machine but if anyone wants to give it a try I would love to hear what your results are.
     
  2. shahtir101

    shahtir101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    True that!
     
  3. Sandra Dreger

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    I will join and hatch chicken and quail
     
  4. Eps32

    Eps32 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Guys I have a emergency chick problem. I put it in the raising chicks forums. If anyone would like to go there and help I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks
     
  5. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member Project Manager

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    post a link to the post in this thread.
     
  6. Eps32

    Eps32 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know this might be a stupid question but how do I post a link?
     
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  7. Eps32

    Eps32 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Heres a pic of the post I'm not good with computers. I don't know how to post a link but here's the [​IMG]
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  10. Sally Sunshine

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