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

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

  1. My hygrometer came!
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    The probe is too big for the ventilation holes :wah
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    Does anyone know if Incubator Warehouse is good about returns? Also, does anyone have any recommendations for a hygrometer with a probe that will fit through a pencil-sized hole?
     
  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Incubator warehouse is good about returns, just give them a call... :)

    I dunno about a probe one, mine is a small one I put directly in the bator...
     

  3. Good to know.

    I had the same hygrometer you had for the hatch last fall, but the first chick kept flipping it over and/or sitting on it, so I couldn't exactly tell what the humidity was :gig Even before that, though, I had a hard time positioning it so I could read it--you may remember how full my Octagon 10 was with a dozen eggs ;)
     
  4. UGLYFOOT

    UGLYFOOT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am curently doing a staggered hatch in my cabinet for the first time. Just hatched using 70%RH for three days during lockdown, so will drop the humidity back down below 50% and see how it goes. Next batch goes into lockdown on Monday and will candle then and bring it back up again. I will post the outcome and see if the higher humidity made a difference.




    Awwww cuties!! Both are on my wish list.
     
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  5. JoyfulPromise

    JoyfulPromise Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! [​IMG]That is what I was hoping to hear - testimony that staggered hatching in the same incubator CAN work from someone who has done it. I have a feeling that I am worrying about this for no reason anyway, but it definitely helps to know that there are others who have been there, done that, even if not in the exact same incubator.[​IMG]
     
  6. JoyfulPromise

    JoyfulPromise Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]I will be eager to hear your results! [​IMG] for a great hatch!
     
  7. GitaBooks

    GitaBooks Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Adorable chicks! Congrats!

    I had a Salmon Faverolle (named My Fav) but he died the first day we got him. [​IMG] I can't wait to get another and see those gorgeous feathers start growing in.
     
  8. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Uhhhh... I *think* I remember... :lau

    Yeah, my bator is a bit bigger than yours... :/
     
  9. generaldsherman

    generaldsherman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Move her at night and put a blanket over her new spot until she settles down again
     
  10. jaide

    jaide Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My husbeast just bought me an incubator!!!!!!! I love that man. I was going to build one this weekend but he found this one on sale!!! He's the best.
     

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