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Piping and Hatching Days 20 & 21….and 22

Day 20 I just checked the eggs, lifting the lid and keeping the clear plastic covering the incubator and our (about to be) hatched eggs.  I am so, so excited and so nervous by this point, 21 days has gone quickly… but it is a long time to wait and find out if you have succeeded or… Continue reading Piping and Hatching Days 20 & 21….and 22

Chickens · Hobby Farming

A Little about Chickens, Selection and Incubation (Days 1-10)

I’ve been wanting to do a post on incubating since it is such a fascinating experience.  There is a lot to learn with incubating and I am no expert, we are just starting, having had 1 failed batch, and one very successful, hatching out 5 healthy khaki Campbell ducklings.  So this post will be our trials and… Continue reading A Little about Chickens, Selection and Incubation (Days 1-10)