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Edited to include the eggtopsy results

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12 Barnevelder eggs that were driven 6.5 hours. They rode in an egg box in 3 different cars on a cold snowy day

15 Delaware eggs shipped via USPS from NC to NH

4 Cream legbar eggs shipped via USPS from Washington state to NH

 

out of :

 

12 Barnevelder eggs- (hatched 4/25)

                               2-Chicks hatched one hatched with a lot of blood and never got to it's feet and died 12 hrs later

                                      2 eggs with fully formed chicks but the shells were super hard/membranes thick. yolks not yet absorbed

                                      2 eggs with nickel sized fetus

                                      6 eggs nothing

 

15 Chickcharney Delaware eggs- (hatched 4/26-27)
                                 8 chicks (2 of which got stuck with strong hard to puncture membrane but got them out),
                                1 dead in shell who unzipped but could not break membrane (this one came before two mentioned above)
                                2 quitter/etc eggs
                                2 full term dead in shell

                                2 clears
 

4 Cream Legbar eggs- (hatched 4/26-27)

                                  2 chicks (both cockerels)

                                  1 quitter egg

                                   1 full term dead in shell

 

 


Edited by rottlady - 5/1/16 at 8:24am

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Diane

 

D's Birds & Bees

Working Class Canine Wildlife Recovery

Frontier Rottweilers

Dogs by Diane Portraits

 

Barnevelders, Crested Cream Legbars, Delawares

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