You can change the Future- hatch more chicks May 1st.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MobyQuail, Mar 26, 2011.

  1. MobyQuail

    MobyQuail c. giganticus

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    We are collecting eggs from our Splash Ameraucana Roo X 3 Barred Rock Hens.
    Hope to set them around April 10-11 so they hatch around May 1st.
    Anyone else planning anything they would like to share?
     
  2. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    April 17th and 18th are better dates according to the moon phases. I am experimenting this year with set dates and results. Some dates I go by the moon phases and some are random dates. So far(2 hatches)the favorable moon phase date is better, with an 88% hatch rate and the other random date only a 60% hatch rate from the same birds, same bator, same room. I have 2 more random dates set and another moon phase date set. We'll see what happens [​IMG]
     
  3. MobyQuail

    MobyQuail c. giganticus

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    Quote:thats very interesting. I am curious now. so you will have 5 hatches, what is your next moon phase, maybe I will try that one with you.
     

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