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Who's Starting the 3-Day-Wait Today?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chicksgalore, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. chicksgalore

    chicksgalore Songster

    Jul 19, 2008
    I will turn my 25 eggs for the last time this afternoon. I am so hoping for more success this time--in the past, I've often done what I've come to understand is a very fatal error...opened the bator the last 3 days. SO, I'm NOT going to do that this time plus I think I've had better luck with my humidity this time.

    Just wondered who else is going to be watching the next couple days?

  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Well, I have a broody on Day 19 right now. Does that count? As long as she sits, the "bator" is not open, LOL.
  3. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

    Aug 5, 2008
    We are watching with much anticipation also. Good luck to us all! [​IMG]
  4. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

    Feb 26, 2009
    Southern Pines, NC
    I am just about to remove my turner!! Can't wait!![​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 23, 2009
  5. [​IMG] Me ! The last turn was last night ! [​IMG]

    I am expecting 4 chicks, Araucana/Barred Rock cross

  6. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

    Dec 16, 2008
    oh good luck, I have finally gotten to th point where I can egnor the hatcher instead of spending countless hours staring into it waiting lol. now I just go to bed or go work and pretend like nothing is happening until I hear a chick break out then I am glued to the darn thing until they all come out lol
  7. Hooterville

    Hooterville Songster

    I'm moving 15 cuckoo marans from the bator to the hatcher tonight. Fingers crossed as I have had some temp fluctuations and those dark eggs are impossible to candle!

    BTW-I have 2 other eggs to move to the hatcher in 2 days. I'm so dreading opening it to add those two, but since the hatcher is a genesis I'm hoping it will recover quickly.


  8. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

    Jan 30, 2007
    I'm on day 19 for some Brahmas and BBS Orps!
  9. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    I have 2 broodies on day 17 for Serama eggs, rumor has it they hatch around day 19. [​IMG]
  10. HidingInTheHenHouse

    HidingInTheHenHouse Songster

    Jun 21, 2008
    Just removed the turner last night. Have 7 shipped Black Copper Marans, and 10 of my own - Ameraucana x Rhode Island Red. This is my first time hatching my own eggs, so it is pretty exciting!! I can't wait to see what the cute little chicks will look like. I set 10 eggs, and all are still in there. No losses so far. On the BC Marans, I started with 12 and removed 5 at 14 days; they had all died in the first week. I'm really keeping my fingers crossed (and off the bator) for the other 7!!

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