Who's hatching in February?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chic-n-farmer, Feb 1, 2012.

  1. Chic-n-farmer

    Chic-n-farmer Showers of Blessings

    I'm late firing up the incubator this year, but it's going now! 93 duck, chicken and guinea eggs were set Saturday 1-28 [​IMG]

    Wish me luck!
     
  2. tgblldog70

    tgblldog70 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We are looking at 2-14 for our hatching day. This is our 1st time doing this we have 6 Isa Browns is the bator.
     
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  3. Chic-n-farmer

    Chic-n-farmer Showers of Blessings

    I set them on January 28th they will start hatching in February. [​IMG] If only it worked that way.
     
  4. CALI CHICK

    CALI CHICK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]That's a lot of new birdies! Are they from your own farm or shipped? I set 16 (shipped) silkie eggs a day ahead of you on January 27 @ 9am. This is my first time ever to incubate, and it sure has been a rollercoaster ride. I candled yesterday and these are my stats so far:

    • 10 had definite veining/spidering
    • 5 are questionable (possibly infertile, stalls or blood rings)
    • 1 got cracked by the bator lid and had to be removed (but there was development when I opened it up)

    I'm so excited that the breeder did an awesome job packing; The post office did an OK job of not shaking them up too bad although some air cells are bouncing around; My (borrowed) Brower 845 incubator is being very good at keeping steady temps. And, I'm just sitting on my hands waiting for hatch day.
     
  5. Chic-n-farmer

    Chic-n-farmer Showers of Blessings

    From here at home I set these eggs:

    17 Columbian Wyandotte bantam
    18 Black Wyandotte bantam
    7 Buff Brahma bantam
    12 Black cochin bantam
    3 I forgot to mark what kind [​IMG]
    4 Khaki Campbell duck

    from a breeder on here I picked up and set these:

    13 Barred Rock bantam
    9 Buff Brahma bantam (new line)
    10 Lavender guineas

    My kids show chickens and I should have had these hatched a month ago.... but it's been a busy time.

    I've never hatched silkies, but I have some in the brooder. Looks like we will be raising them, too.
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    I'll be setting more eggs next week, for staggered hatches, until I run out of room in the incubator.
     
  6. pattgal

    pattgal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My silky went broody. I never got to try out my new egg turner and I only got to use my incubator once so you know what they say, Can't waste a broody hen
    I just need a few days to get enough of my wellie eggs
    wohoo
     
  7. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    i have 11 due to hatch on the 11th lol
     
  8. jlovelady

    jlovelady Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine are supposed to hatch on the 20th
     
  9. rgvchicks

    rgvchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hello....im rgvchicks new to this website....just joined about an hr ago.....i just set 25 English Standard (Blue Cock) eggs on a homemade incubator i built....first time doing this hope everything goes well.....hatch feb 21-22......happy to be part of this community....rgvchicks
     
  10. CALI CHICK

    CALI CHICK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! You'll love BYC and probably become quite addicted like many of us. There are so many helpful, knowledgable people on here...Don't know where I'd go for chicken info without BYC!
     

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