Who's starting today???UPDATE, Day 9 big bummer.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tororider, Jun 18, 2008.

  1. tororider

    tororider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, I just set my second batch of eggs in the bator. This time around I got some eggs from MSU. I have some salmon faverolles, araucaunas, Rhode Island Reds, and Buff Orpingtons. Some of them are a bit old, almost two weeks, but I put them in just to see what happens.

    Anybody else starting a batch right now so I can wait with you???
     
    Last edited: Jun 28, 2008
  2. rooster0209

    rooster0209 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 7, 2008
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    I have some pheasants due today/tomorrow and Guineas that are due this 21st. Does this count?

    I hate waiting
     
  3. annrich

    annrich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am putting some eggs under a broody today. I will wait with you. I also have some in the mail on their way here. I will have to incubate them if my Broodys are done.

    Buff orpingtons here now. Blue orps on the way.
     
  4. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

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    I'm putting some silkie eggs in from okcarla today! Woot! :) May put in a bunch of mixed eggs, too just because they're there, but I REALLY don't want to do that. *sigh*
     
  5. Homegroanacres

    Homegroanacres Chillin w/the Ice in my Glass

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    Me!!

    Loaded them up\\in at 11:15 AM PDT

    This is my "ya better not tell" bator run. I am callin it
    my Fire Works Hatch. Of course that could meen
    they are all duds. [​IMG]


    John
     
  6. jaybme

    jaybme Chillin' With My Peeps

    I just set 6 silkie eggs from Jenlynn. I dropped one! [​IMG] It did crack, so I used fingernail polish to patch, and set it anyway. I should know in a few days if it worked.

    It only occurred to me later to check the internet to see how others would handle a cracked egg. Most said throw it away, but many said use elmers. Well, too late, but worth a try.

    I set mine late tonight as the mailman left them in the heat on our porch today so I thought I should not wait til morning.

    Now time to worry and wait until July 9th!

    Jaybme
     
  7. rroven

    rroven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put 9 Serama eggs in the bator on the 16th, on the 17th 12 Cream Barbanters and 7 Golden Barbanters went in, and on the 18th I put in 9 more Serama's from a different breeder. This is my second hatch, my first hatch was a total washout. Too many problems with temps etc. but I have that all worked out now and the bator is running like it should. It will be nice to have hatch buddies this time around in case something goes wrong. [​IMG]
     
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  8. Joy1

    Joy1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Day one for six mixed polish. [​IMG] Due on the 9th July.
     
  9. rroven

    rroven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so freaking out! That first hatch I was talking about that was a washout? I went to throw the 11 Salmon Favorelle eggs (Day 23) out that I just took out of my other bator and thought, better check, so I popped one open. Man, I felt so bad....it was a fully developed LIVE chick. So, the other 10 eggs went back in the bator post haste. I had alot of trouble throughout the whole hatch with high temps, low temps, could not seem to get it regulated until DH put a fan in it, just 3 days ago. Oh, and then they sat in a wet paper mache egg carton for 1.5 days before I noticed that....so I thought I might have drownd them....think there is any hope for the rest?
     
  10. dbrberry

    dbrberry Out Of The Brooder

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    i just put some in on monday.6 silver sebrights and 10 japanese bantams.
     

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