BackYard Chickens › BYC Forum › Raising BackYard Chickens › Incubating & Hatching Eggs › Anyone HATCHING?!?!? Newbie's and addicts WELCOME!!!! Hatch Calendar page 1!!!!
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Anyone HATCHING?!?!? Newbie's and addicts WELCOME!!!! Hatch Calendar page 1!!!! - Page 296

post #2951 of 3056


they all died so far except 3 and I have no idea why..pretty sure the KIDS touched them with nasty hands...ARGH
 

Quote:
Originally Posted by meshellrose View Post

006.JPG

007.JPG



 

Loving wife to a crazy hubby and mother of 3 insane kiddos, 2 d'uccles (rip Iris and twin), 2 white rocks, a barred rock, an australorp, 2 nigerian dwarf goat babies, a pygmy goat, an angora rabbit, an american eskimo spitz and a lhasa apso/boston terrier and some fish.

Reply

Loving wife to a crazy hubby and mother of 3 insane kiddos, 2 d'uccles (rip Iris and twin), 2 white rocks, a barred rock, an australorp, 2 nigerian dwarf goat babies, a pygmy goat, an angora rabbit, an american eskimo spitz and a lhasa apso/boston terrier and some fish.

Reply
post #2952 of 3056
Quote:
Originally Posted by meshellrose View Post


they all died so far except 3 and I have no idea why..pretty sure the KIDS touched them with nasty hands...ARGH
 



 


what kind of feed are you using?

 

 

#1 builder of Custom incubators for the past 30 years.

Reply

#1 builder of Custom incubators for the past 30 years.

Reply
post #2953 of 3056

chick starter

Loving wife to a crazy hubby and mother of 3 insane kiddos, 2 d'uccles (rip Iris and twin), 2 white rocks, a barred rock, an australorp, 2 nigerian dwarf goat babies, a pygmy goat, an angora rabbit, an american eskimo spitz and a lhasa apso/boston terrier and some fish.

Reply

Loving wife to a crazy hubby and mother of 3 insane kiddos, 2 d'uccles (rip Iris and twin), 2 white rocks, a barred rock, an australorp, 2 nigerian dwarf goat babies, a pygmy goat, an angora rabbit, an american eskimo spitz and a lhasa apso/boston terrier and some fish.

Reply
post #2954 of 3056

came from the local feed / pet store..what I've always fed the baby chicks..this just happens to be the first time I've hatched my own..usually I buy them from that same store at a day or 2 old

Loving wife to a crazy hubby and mother of 3 insane kiddos, 2 d'uccles (rip Iris and twin), 2 white rocks, a barred rock, an australorp, 2 nigerian dwarf goat babies, a pygmy goat, an angora rabbit, an american eskimo spitz and a lhasa apso/boston terrier and some fish.

Reply

Loving wife to a crazy hubby and mother of 3 insane kiddos, 2 d'uccles (rip Iris and twin), 2 white rocks, a barred rock, an australorp, 2 nigerian dwarf goat babies, a pygmy goat, an angora rabbit, an american eskimo spitz and a lhasa apso/boston terrier and some fish.

Reply
post #2955 of 3056
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by CALI CHICK View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by silkymom1986 View Post




YAY, so glad your doing the Easter hatch!! Those are beautiful silkies, I can't imagine how pretty the SQ are!!! Good luck, hope you get some SQ silkies outta the hatch!!!

Thank you, Silkymom!
The question will be..."How will I decide WHAT is SQ and NOT SQ???" And then, What do I do with the "NOT SQ"? How will I be able to get rid of the "NOT SQ" chicks....they are all so cute!


I hatched 6 non SQ silkies my last hatch, I posted an ad on craiglist to sell them and had them sold the next day, I have also hung flyers in gas stations and feed stores near me to sell chicks I didn't want to keep and have never had any trouble. I don't know how long it takes to tell if they are SQ are not, I'm still new to that part myself, I can't even tell outta the 13 silkies I kept which ones are malef or females yet, lol. So if ya get any good advice on that please let me know as well! wink.png
 

 

Wife to a wonderful husband (Michael-NMarine1057), Mom to 3 dogs, Pomeranian, Pug and Boston Terrier, 17 silkies, 12 wellsummers, 9 rhode island reds.

 

My swap page:  http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/paris-swap-page

 

Reply

Wife to a wonderful husband (Michael-NMarine1057), Mom to 3 dogs, Pomeranian, Pug and Boston Terrier, 17 silkies, 12 wellsummers, 9 rhode island reds.

 

My swap page:  http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/paris-swap-page

 

Reply
post #2956 of 3056

How sad you lost your chickies!  I dont think its from handling them with dirty hands. I think something else got them like feed or heat .  

post #2957 of 3056

yeah, feed is what we are guessing..the local feed people sell it in little paper bags, not in the original bags, guess I'll have to go out of town to get some chick starter. the 3 that survived are doing ok at the moment. but we have 6 more in the bator due to hatch in a little over a week and my daughter has 4-h chicks coming in two weeks...so I need to figure out what the issue is before then..or just start over with other stuff

 

Loving wife to a crazy hubby and mother of 3 insane kiddos, 2 d'uccles (rip Iris and twin), 2 white rocks, a barred rock, an australorp, 2 nigerian dwarf goat babies, a pygmy goat, an angora rabbit, an american eskimo spitz and a lhasa apso/boston terrier and some fish.

Reply

Loving wife to a crazy hubby and mother of 3 insane kiddos, 2 d'uccles (rip Iris and twin), 2 white rocks, a barred rock, an australorp, 2 nigerian dwarf goat babies, a pygmy goat, an angora rabbit, an american eskimo spitz and a lhasa apso/boston terrier and some fish.

Reply
post #2958 of 3056

meshellrose do you have a local feed mill close by. I stoped going to tsc or bigr i go straight to the feed mill by us. and now i supply around 6 people that i know from work with feed for their chickens and they wont go anywhere else either. its alot better qaulity.

post #2959 of 3056
Quote:
Originally Posted by schamberfarms View Post

meshellrose do you have a local feed mill close by. I stoped going to tsc or bigr i go straight to the feed mill by us. and now i supply around 6 people that i know from work with feed for their chickens and they wont go anywhere else either. its alot better qaulity.



I don't think so. We don't have a tsc or other big feed store, we have small town feed store. I'll ask the guy I got my white rocks from. I think he says he gets his feed from a feed mill.

 

 

Loving wife to a crazy hubby and mother of 3 insane kiddos, 2 d'uccles (rip Iris and twin), 2 white rocks, a barred rock, an australorp, 2 nigerian dwarf goat babies, a pygmy goat, an angora rabbit, an american eskimo spitz and a lhasa apso/boston terrier and some fish.

Reply

Loving wife to a crazy hubby and mother of 3 insane kiddos, 2 d'uccles (rip Iris and twin), 2 white rocks, a barred rock, an australorp, 2 nigerian dwarf goat babies, a pygmy goat, an angora rabbit, an american eskimo spitz and a lhasa apso/boston terrier and some fish.

Reply
post #2960 of 3056

what about walmart?   they should have chick starter from mana pro ?     Gee I worry about that feed your giving them !!  its so sad that  we dont want you loose more chickies !!!  

New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Incubating & Hatching Eggs
BackYard Chickens › BYC Forum › Raising BackYard Chickens › Incubating & Hatching Eggs › Anyone HATCHING?!?!? Newbie's and addicts WELCOME!!!! Hatch Calendar page 1!!!!