The Stewarts from Prince Edward Island, Canada

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Stewarts, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. Stewarts

    Stewarts Songster

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    Yesterday we built an incubator out of slim insulation pieces and duc tape with a hole large enough to be able to check the temperature and turn the eggs comfortably - its covered with a plastic freezer bag that we can see through. I bought a health check monitor that gives both temperature and humidity, a pigtail, 2-60 watt light bulbs that my hubby set up and attached; I have a 100F reading thermostat ordered and coming in on Saturday.
    We got 3 dozen eggs that were fertilized, though I don't know if they were put in the fridge or not before I bought them. 2 dozen brown, 1 dozen white.

    My husband has done this before but years ago, I am completely new at this venture and need a lot of advice and guidance. Hubby is building a portable chicken coop within the next few days. We would greatly appreciate any and all advice and help that any of you can give. Thank you in advance.
     
  2. Carcajou

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    [​IMG]. I raise ducks but rest assured you will get some great chicken advice promptly!
     
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    Kevin565 Crowing Premium Member

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  4. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to the Stewarts, and good luck with your incubation.
     
  7. thasista

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    Welcome to BYC from Kentucky
     
  9. Stewarts

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    Thank you, its great to be here!
     

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