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The 8th Annual BYC Easter Hatch-a-long!!!!

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by Happy Chooks, Feb 4, 2017.

  1. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Ooo, large hen eggs..nice!

    Yorkshire pointed out a good thing..I also will change the eggs around once in a while in a turner. .... and, you probably already know this part..take them out of the turner when in lock down.
     
  2. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Me too!! Turkens/NN's. [​IMG]


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  3. timon

    timon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm thinking during incubation.
    Sounds like as long as I move them round they'll be ok.
    There won't be any more room during lockdown though !!
     
  4. Cynthia12

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    Wait, you said manual turner. I haven't used one of those, but yeah, you should be good as long as you change them around during incubation..then, lockdown, they will just be peeping back and forth chatting up a storm about how to get out of there! [​IMG]
     
  5. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member

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    New trays are not too expensive. Get them from either GQf or incubator warehouse.
     
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  6. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    They will be fine at lockdown even if there is no more room. What incubator did you go with?


    :yuckyuck "How do I get outa here!"
     
  7. timon

    timon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Think Brinsea mini eco, but a cheap imitation. I don't think it has a brand name.
     
  8. Cynthia12

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    For fun, here are the 4 cochin babies that I just hatched. Crazy, took forever for those eggs to get here, but they were fertile, but the air sacs were messed up pretty good. Glad I got these!


    I swear that one looks like a splash or mottle. Hmm..up front.
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    It was so cute, they always wanted to run to me! Other chicks
    that I take photos of run to the corners and turn their heads away
    from me. I keep having to place them face first. These cuties
    kept coming at me! So I had to keep placing them back.

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    They wanted to eat my fingers.
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    My 2 favorite bantams...silkies and cochins! Have to say though, had a bantam barred rock last year for a while. What a sweetheart! And so cute.
     
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  9. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Have you popped another thermometer in to double check the temp is reading correctly?
     
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  10. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Those sure are beautiful chicks! :love You always take such fab pics :highfive:
     
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