The Incubator Thread

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ZakoHero, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. polishmom1744

    polishmom1744 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok ..has been @ 60 but daughter let the water run out and it was 39 when I when to check. I added water and misted a little to get it up It's back down to 75 and decreasing..good news though..2 are cheeping and rolling!
     
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  2. sumi

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  3. polishmom1744

    polishmom1744 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2 Died, 4 unhatched, 2 hatched and a third needed help he was shrink wrapped and had piped but was stuck..I won't help much more but had to let the humidity resoften the membrane a little, this has worked for me in the past,"helping" them with the membrane means certain death in my experience. It's always hard getting used to a new incubator, for a first hatch with this one I'm pleased and I know what happened so it wont happen again. Thanks for the help and concern
     
  4. funsized72

    funsized72 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm thinking about getting the jn12 egg incubator. Does anyone know about this one? thank you
     
  5. Yoyo with chick

    Yoyo with chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i did some research on these incubators and there isn't much about them but from what I dug up the reviews weren't good. The one that holds 24 would be the one I would buy from the company. But from all the research I did I found it cheaper to get the hovabator genesis 1588 and this had better reviews and better results. ( so it might be a little more expensive but you get more bang for your buck) if you change your mind I would get the incubator with the turner from the G.F.Q website with the turner it comes out cheaper.
    Best Wishes!
     
  6. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    Polish mom what kind of birds are those?
     
  7. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes the Hivabators are GREAT . I've read so many cutomer reviews and found a friend of mine WHO ACTUALLY USES THIS INCUBATOR. I had no idea that she did, she's hatched so many chicks with it too .
     
  8. polishmom1744

    polishmom1744 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are Black Crested White Polish.

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    Black chick is an anomaly ...not a cross, not possible. But from what I understand they are still not breeding 100% to type. Very new breed in comparison to most in the ABS. I'm interested in learning what chicks feather out to color and type and which do not, but I'm sure this black one is off. It will still be cool to watch it grow up an I'm sure he/she will be beautiful!
     
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  9. funsized72

    funsized72 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I decided to go with the 1602n hova bator with the thermal air. I'm so excited! I'm getting this one to hatch quails in it! And thank you for the feed back.
     
  10. gimmie birdies

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    went to a health food store, got these local eggs. I have hatched fridge eggs before. I will be happy with what ever eggs hatch the little one is from my hen- but I don't think the rooster is on the job yet. that is why I bought these. I have 2 eggs under a hen that are hatching- (pip) I will remove them then pop these warmed eggs under the hen.
     

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