100% !!!!


This is my second year of incubating eggs. Last year I was using a Little Giant Styrofoam incubator and had gotten to where I was getting about 80% hatch rate. Then events beyond my control (see Chickenshit) led to me getting a Brinsea Incubator and my hatch rates plummeting to less than 50%. In fact my first hatch of the Fall season was a dismal 33% hatch rate.

Eggs

I set these 12 eggs on September 25th

Eggs

These 4 Fluffy Butts were hatched on October 16th

Finally I think things may be coming together between the Brinsea and me.

Eggs

These 6 Eggs were set September 30th

Chicks

These are the first 4 along with 6 that hatched October 21st

Those 6 new Fluffy Butts made for my first 100% hatch rate in my new Incubator. Now all I got to do is figure out what to do with all these Chickens!

 

 

 

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6 thoughts on “100% !!!!

  1. artsifrtsy says:

    Woo-hoo! Baby chicks!

  2. What to do with them? Keep them and spoil them of course. They are too cute for anything else!

    Congrats on your success. We can all breathe a sigh of relief. Something about chickens trying and failing to hatch is very depressing, I’m glad this batch all saw the light of day.

  3. Sarah Yoder says:

    Congrats on your 100% hatch rate! That’s great! Sorry to hear you were having trouble with the incubator, but it sounds like maybe you’re getting things figured out :)

  4. Great job!!! They look fantastic!

  5. tbnranch says:

    Wow, good for you! :)

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