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post #4471 of 27591

I am getting hold of 12 Giant Cochin (Blue, Black and Splash) and 12 Cuckoo Marans hatching eggs this weekend. I need to keep my skills up :rotfl::rotfl::rotfl:

I will do a chick for egg swap with the off  grid  mama that does not have reliable power.

So this week, in between moving, I have to build a bator as mine are in the Philippines - but what the heck, I like a challenge - and who needs sleep anyway??

 

 

Mrs Oz is driving to the beach house as I type to drop off some supplies and take some pics of the chicks. I will post them  inmy thread once she puts them in dropbox.


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 ++Egg Shippers Please Read++       Hatching 101 by Sally Sunshine 

 

A wife & 2  kids we ADOPTED in the Phils wee.gif.  immigrant chooks, all sorts of poultry goats & a water buffalo. 

 

want to help some needy people and have an adventure? - check out "The Chicken Mission

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post #4472 of 27591

The bator is rocking. Probably a day early hatch as I have had temp issues...well I haven't  the weather has 20s one minute and 60s the next. Next hatch I am relocating the bator to a different room.

Black Orpingtons

NPIP #3293 

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Black Orpingtons

NPIP #3293 

http://www.unitedorpingtonclub.com/

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post #4473 of 27591
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Originally Posted by Sally Sunshine View Post

x2

X3 Looks like a girl...

 

“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” 

 

~ Shel Silverstein
 

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“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” 

 

~ Shel Silverstein
 

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post #4474 of 27591
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Originally Posted by Sally Sunshine View Post

Blackberry and Chocolate Ancona Ducklings 27 days old and Clementine is from end of November hatch!

And of course my 3 youngest!

 

 

Lovely pics! Gosh, they are growing up so fast, I can't believe it.

 

“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” 

 

~ Shel Silverstein
 

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“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” 

 

~ Shel Silverstein
 

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post #4475 of 27591
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Originally Posted by ozexpat View Post

I am getting hold of 12 Giant Cochin (Blue, Black and Splash) and 12 Cuckoo Marans hatching eggs this weekend. I need to keep my skills up :rotfl::rotfl::rotfl:

I will do a chick for egg swap with the off  grid  mama that does not have reliable power.

So this week, in between moving, I have to build a bator as mine are in the Philippines - but what the heck, I like a challenge - and who needs sleep anyway??

 

 

Mrs Oz is driving to the beach house as I type to drop off some supplies and take some pics of the chicks. I will post them  inmy thread once she puts them in dropbox.

You're crazy! LOL Did you find a house yet? 

 

“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” 

 

~ Shel Silverstein
 

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“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” 

 

~ Shel Silverstein
 

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post #4476 of 27591
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Originally Posted by sumi View Post

You're crazy! LOL Did you find a house yet? 

nah, been too busy with reading about chickens.

 

I am waiting up all night for Mrs Oz to get back to the city and put the pics in drop box so I can see them.

 

I may have found a place. I will find out tomorrow. Funnily its across the road from a Filipino market and fast food joint. Must be a sign LOL


****OUR WEBSITE****    

 

 ++Egg Shippers Please Read++       Hatching 101 by Sally Sunshine 

 

A wife & 2  kids we ADOPTED in the Phils wee.gif.  immigrant chooks, all sorts of poultry goats & a water buffalo. 

 

want to help some needy people and have an adventure? - check out "The Chicken Mission

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****OUR WEBSITE****    

 

 ++Egg Shippers Please Read++       Hatching 101 by Sally Sunshine 

 

A wife & 2  kids we ADOPTED in the Phils wee.gif.  immigrant chooks, all sorts of poultry goats & a water buffalo. 

 

want to help some needy people and have an adventure? - check out "The Chicken Mission

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post #4477 of 27591
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Originally Posted by chicksooner View Post

The bator is rocking. Probably a day early hatch as I have had temp issues...well I haven't  the weather has 20s one minute and 60s the next. Next hatch I am relocating the bator to a different room.

Good luck with the hatch! (Almost said good "cluck") Guess that would be more appropriate. 

 

I was wondering about that here. The house's heating is iffy, so upstairs is almost always cold, except for an hour in the evenings, downstairs is warmer, but comes and goes as we don't have the range and woodburner going all the time. Afternoons and evenings mostly. I'm considering putting the bator in the lounge as it's about the most constant temp. i.e. always cold LOL

 

I got a cute little bantam egg this morning, but I'm going to drive out to some people we discovered with chickens not too far from here and see if they got a roo. And what breeds they have. They advertised free range eggs for sale on their gate. I'm hoping they'll have something I can hatch.

 

“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” 

 

~ Shel Silverstein
 

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“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” 

 

~ Shel Silverstein
 

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post #4478 of 27591

I found a breed table on a site: http://woodlotfarms.com/Chicken_Breeds.html

 

All the links come back to the breeds page here. I messed with it to develop my list a little

 

 

Breed Name Purpose Egg Production Egg Size Egg Color Broodiness
Australorp Dual Purpose High Large Brown Average
Delaware Dual Purpose High Large Brown Average
Java Dual Purpose High Large Brown Average
Naked Neck-turken Dual Purpose High Large Brown Average
New Hampshire Red Dual Purpose High Large Brown Frequent
Plymouth Rock Dual Purpose High Large Light Brown Seldom
Rhode Island Dual Purpose High Large Brown Seldom
Rhode Island White Dual Purpose High Large Brown Average
Wyandotte Dual Purpose High Large Light Brown Frequent
Brahma Dual Purpose Medium Large Light Brown Average
Cochin Ornamental Medium Large Light Brown Frequent
Jersey Giant Dual Purpose Medium Large Light Brown Seldom
Marans Dual Purpose Medium Large Dark Brown Average
Orpington Dual Purpose Medium Large Light Brown Frequent
Polish Ornamental Medium Medium White Seldom
Silkie Ornamental Medium Small Light Brown Frequent

Edited by ozexpat - 1/27/13 at 12:43am


****OUR WEBSITE****    

 

 ++Egg Shippers Please Read++       Hatching 101 by Sally Sunshine 

 

A wife & 2  kids we ADOPTED in the Phils wee.gif.  immigrant chooks, all sorts of poultry goats & a water buffalo. 

 

want to help some needy people and have an adventure? - check out "The Chicken Mission

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****OUR WEBSITE****    

 

 ++Egg Shippers Please Read++       Hatching 101 by Sally Sunshine 

 

A wife & 2  kids we ADOPTED in the Phils wee.gif.  immigrant chooks, all sorts of poultry goats & a water buffalo. 

 

want to help some needy people and have an adventure? - check out "The Chicken Mission

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post #4479 of 27591

thumbsup.gif Did you see the Henderson's chart? Probably, but here it is:

 

http://www.ithaca.edu/staff/jhenderson/chooks/chooks.html

 

What are you thinking of getting next? After the Cochins and Marans.

 

“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” 

 

~ Shel Silverstein
 

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“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” 

 

~ Shel Silverstein
 

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post #4480 of 27591
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Originally Posted by ozexpat View Post

nah, been too busy with reading about chickens.

 

I am waiting up all night for Mrs Oz to get back to the city and put the pics in drop box so I can see them.

 

I may have found a place. I will find out tomorrow. Funnily its across the road from a Filipino market and fast food joint. Must be a sign LOL

fl.gif For the place. Sounds like it's in a good spot for you.

 

“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” 

 

~ Shel Silverstein
 

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“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” 

 

~ Shel Silverstein
 

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