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2017 Groundhog Day Hatch-a-long!

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Hosted by
@CuzChickens and @RodNTN!

 

Have eggs in the incubator/s or under hen ANYTIME in January, 2017 to join us!

Or you can come along to help some other hatcher's!

 

To join us simply post in this thread with a big "Hello"! And tell us what you are planning to hatch! :celebrate

 

You are sure to make new friends, get lots of helpful information on incubation, and find some cool new contests along the way!

If you have any questions, just post here- folks are very helpful!

 

 

 

                                 

 

 

 

                                              

                                          CONTESTS:

 

 

Contest 1: 2017 Groundhog Day Hatch-a-long Paper Snowflake Contest!

 

Prizes:

 

1st prize: Tin Fresh Eggs sign donated by @deserteggs22!

 

2nd prize: 1 2017 BYC Calendar donated by @CuzChickens!

 

http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1148503/2017-groundhog-day-hatch-a-long-paper-snowflake-contest

 

 

Contest 2: 2017 Groundhog Day Hatch-a-long Chickens in the Snow Contest!

 

Prizes:

 

1st Prize: 12+ Surprise Hatching Eggs donated by @CuzChickens!

 

2nd Prize: 18" x 30" Vibrant Rooster Kitchen Sink Floor Mat donated by @Sally Sunshine!

 

 

http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1148627/2017-groundhog-day-hatch-a-long-chickens-in-the-snow-contest

 

 

 

Contest 3: 2017 Groundhog Day Hatch-a-long Chickens and Their Shadows Contest!

 

Prizes:

1st Prize:

 

18" x 30" Vibrant Rooster Kitchen Sink Floor Mat donated by @Sally Sunshine!

 

2nd Prize: Lixit Chicken Fun Toy donated by @RodNTN!

 

http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1149139/2017-groundhog-day-hatch-a-long-chickens-and-their-shadows-contest

 

 

 

Places to look for hatching eggs:
http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/754060/the-new-crazy-24hr-auction-thread

http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/754077/just-in-time-hatching-egg-auction-and-bin-thread

http://www.backyardchickens.com/f/36/chicken-hatching-eggs

 

 

                                                                 

                                                      ALL BYC RULES APPLY!

                           http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/terms-of-service

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TIPS ON HATCHING EGGS:

http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/hatching-eggs-101
http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/hatching-eggs-and-raising-chicks

 

 

And a Big Thank You To All of The Members Donating and Judging!


Edited by RodNTN - 1/17/17 at 1:46pm

I love Jesus and I am a Christian.

I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.  My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth.

 

 Psalm 121: 1-2

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I love Jesus and I am a Christian.

I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.  My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth.

 

 Psalm 121: 1-2

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Hello frow.gif

I just ordered 6 White Call Duck hatching eggs wee.gif

They are due to arrivein the post on the 4th/5th!!!!!!
Edited by DancingWthDucks - 1/1/17 at 12:19pm
DUCK OBSESSED!

Showing and breeding my beautiful flock of Welsh Harlequins
...and a flock of bantam SLW, Partridge Wyandottes, Silver Pencilled Wyandottes, Sulmtaler, Silkie and a Polish mix

2nd place Welsh Harlequin Drake at the UK National Poultry Show 2016
1st place Junenvile Handler at the National Poultry Show 2016
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DUCK OBSESSED!

Showing and breeding my beautiful flock of Welsh Harlequins
...and a flock of bantam SLW, Partridge Wyandottes, Silver Pencilled Wyandottes, Sulmtaler, Silkie and a Polish mix

2nd place Welsh Harlequin Drake at the UK National Poultry Show 2016
1st place Junenvile Handler at the National Poultry Show 2016
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Hi! :frow

 

You'll have to post pictures when they hatch! I've never kept ducks before myself, but I love White Call's, they are adorable!

I love Jesus and I am a Christian.

I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.  My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth.

 

 Psalm 121: 1-2

Reply

I love Jesus and I am a Christian.

I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.  My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth.

 

 Psalm 121: 1-2

Reply
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Hey youuuuu guysssssss

 

 

<insert silly Goonies image here>

 

 

did I mention I set yesterday and have my bator almost double stacked? :lol:

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frow.gif

Count me in....
Edited by BantyChooks - 1/1/17 at 4:16pm
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Thread Starter 
:frow Hi y'all!

I love Jesus and I am a Christian.

I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.  My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth.

 

 Psalm 121: 1-2

Reply

I love Jesus and I am a Christian.

I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.  My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth.

 

 Psalm 121: 1-2

Reply
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Hey guys! I'll be putting BCM and CCL eggs in my bator by the end if this week. Hopefully they'll do okay even tho they'll be shipped hmm.png

This is exciting!

We are only human after all.

 

New Chickies!

 

Born 08/16/16

 

2 Marans (1 Black, 1 Blue)

3 Ameraucanas (1 Black, 1 Blue, 1 Splash)

2 Cream Legbar Pullets

1 Olive Egger (Maran x Ameraucana F1)\

21 Bantams

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We are only human after all.

 

New Chickies!

 

Born 08/16/16

 

2 Marans (1 Black, 1 Blue)

3 Ameraucanas (1 Black, 1 Blue, 1 Splash)

2 Cream Legbar Pullets

1 Olive Egger (Maran x Ameraucana F1)\

21 Bantams

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Hello @bullets! I know how you feel! I am going to be hatching for the first time this spring! I am so excited! :celebrate

I love Jesus and I am a Christian.

I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.  My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth.

 

 Psalm 121: 1-2

Reply

I love Jesus and I am a Christian.

I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.  My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth.

 

 Psalm 121: 1-2

Reply
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Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sally Sunshine View Post
 

Hey youuuuu guysssssss

 

 

<insert silly Goonies image here>

 

 

did I mention I set yesterday and have my bator almost double stacked? :lol:

  Wow! Double stacked? Lucky! I can't wait to start hatching this spring!

I love Jesus and I am a Christian.

I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.  My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth.

 

 Psalm 121: 1-2

Reply

I love Jesus and I am a Christian.

I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help.  My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth.

 

 Psalm 121: 1-2

Reply
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Originally Posted by RodNTN View Post

Hi! frow.gif

You'll have to post pictures when they hatch! I've never kept ducks before myself, but I love White Call's, they are adorable!
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