The Hatch That BYC Built (aka Frieda vs. the Brinsea!) (Warning--pic heavy)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by AmyPaperlady, Oct 18, 2015.

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    Well, not exactly anything interesting to report, yet. Heck, not even much to check yet! Temp's perfect in the Brinsea, and the humidity with it dry is about 42%. Frieda's on the eggs. I don't see that changing over the next 3 weeks...

    I'll start turning my eggs after work on Thursday, which will be day 4. I'm planning on candling the Brinsea eggs on days 7, 14, and 18. My best candler is my phone, which is also my camera, though I'll also try my second best, which is a little 300 lumen Cree flashlight, so I can at least get pics of the Sulmtaler eggs. I'll be marking aircells, so I can certainly get pictures of those, even if I can't get good pics of veins and such. I'll candle Frieda's eggs on day 10, to pull definite clears (so I'm guessing all the BCM will be staying...)
     
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  2. WalnutHill

    WalnutHill Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I would love to see a tie of perfect hatches for Frieda and Octa-10!
     
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    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

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    X 2 !!
     
  4. Oh, I almost forgot--I was talking to the mom of one of my daughter's soccer team mates at the end-of-season team party, and I may be able to sell any extra chicks, once I'm certain about sex! Both her son and his best friend are members of the Grange, and showed poultry at the fair for the first time this summer.
     
  5. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Yay!! :woot

    The Sulmtalers are Wheaten so they are easy to sex as soon as feathers start to come in... I have a pair right now I'll get a pic of for you so you can see the difference... BCM's are a bit harder, but most of the boys are obvious fairly quick... some I could tell right at hatch (like little SC, lol)... oh, that reminds me, I gotta catch that little upstart and get an updated pic... :gig
     
  6. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Here's the Sulmtaler chicks...

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    Girl on right, boy on left...

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    Now girl on left, boy on right... take note of the lighter feathers on her chest, the boys will get black feathers on their chests while girls all have same light ones on theirs...
     
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  7. Still no changes--temp and humidity are the same, and Frieda's still on the eggs. I'm mostly just posting to bring this back up on my list[​IMG]
     
  8. WalnutHill

    WalnutHill Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Boring, isn't it? [​IMG]
     
  9. Ren2014

    Ren2014 Blessed Beyond Hope

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    I just noticed your avatar. Love it! Glad all is going well.
     
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