Went in to lockdown 9/22/09 First timer

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by beckychick, Sep 22, 2009.

  1. beckychick

    beckychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I live in Florida, the natural humidity is 75% but 65-68% in the bator...a Still Air LG. The temp is about 100.5, so am I good? Which end does the chick hatch out of? The eggs look full except for the fatter end which has a perfectly round circle. Does this sound normal? They're brown eggs and I have never been able to see inside well.
     
  2. guinea fowl galore

    guinea fowl galore Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep that sounds good.
    the round circle is the air sack which is the end the chick will come out of.

    keep us posted. [​IMG]

    good luck [​IMG]
     
  3. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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    Oh, we're on lockdown too .. yipee!

    The bator is at a friends, though, so I won't know anything until she calls and tells me of pips and such.

    She did say that the dogs have suddenly shown interest in the bator they have ignored for almost 3 weeks .. so maybe they are hearing some little peep peeps >>?
     
  4. beckychick

    beckychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah, dogs have super sonic hearing so maybe. wish me luck. The odds are against me for several reasons with these eggs...so I am really hopeful here. I got rid of my rooster, so there is no second chance with these!
     
  5. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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    I've been "cautiously optimistic" about these eggs also .. 4 breeds .. some shipped .. and a very old bator that we had some turner problems with ..

    soooooooooooooo ... we'll see.
     

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