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Adding To Our Flock 2011

  1. theblackridge16

    New Flock Members of 2011!
    Ok it's Jan. 27, 2011 and this is our first time to add to our flock! We started with 18 hatching eggs (6 heritage RIR's, 6 BR's, and 6 BO's) and have made it through with 12 that developed and are in lock down in our homemade bator (aka MEGGSBATOR)!

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    Our RIR chick pipped at 1:30 pm and hatched at 11:30 pm! We had 4 RIR's make it to lockdown, this is our first chick to hatch! Ever!!!
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    The chick on the left is one of our BO's, we had 5 make it to lockdown and 2 have hatched!! I will get a pic of the other one on here later. This one pipped at 11:30 last night and hatched at 3 am, the other BO pipped at 5:30 am and hatched at 9 am!
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    We also order so ordered 5BR's, 3 BO's, and 3 EE's from Ideal!!! They sent 15 RIR males for warmth and it worked out good, all 26 arrived this morning 1/27/11 at 7:30 doing good and love their brooder!
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    I made the brooder from an old dresser, and my wife did the paint job!!!!!
    I will post more pics later, I'm sure there will be plenty!

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