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Eronica
Last Activity:
Apr 22, 2018
Joined:
Jun 14, 2017
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Gender:
Female
Location:
Calumet City, IL
Occupation:
Home Visitor

Eronica

In the Brooder, Female, from Calumet City, IL

I was born to live on the country side! Apr 22, 2018

Eronica was last seen:
Apr 22, 2018
    1. Eronica
      Eronica
      I was born to live on the country side!
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  • About

    Gender:
    Female
    Location:
    Calumet City, IL
    Occupation:
    Home Visitor
    Real Name:
    Veronica
    What’s your main reason for joining our community?:
    To learn about chicken care and chicken related topics
    Hello! I'm just a new chicken fan and I blame my previous job. My interest began as a child care worker, every class was hatching eggs for the students to observe and enjoy, after that I got hooked and the rest is history! I made further research before continuing with my own chicken keeping hobby. I went to a local small family ranch and picked out 2 dozen eggs, at first I didn't even think about hatching any of them. I was only thinking about eating them, but then my curiosity grew stronger. So I picked out 4 eggs, they were 1 white and 3 brown. Mind you, I still wasnt sure how to properly pick "good" eggs. I only picked the nicely shaped ones. Also, since I planned to eat the eggs before, I had already washed them-which at the time I wasnt aware that it was something, I shouldnt have done. But anyways, I was lucky to have some resources- talked to my director and asked if I can use their egg incubator then the following 2 weeks. I decided it was time to begin the incubation process (I had my 4 eggs stored in the basement as I waited for the incubator to have regularity with the temperature and humidity). After a long waiting, I kept reading more about chick care and prepared their brooding box. The hatching was so exciting and fun! I played a broody hen calls from YouTube that claimed it would encourage chicks to hatch. In the end, I had a very successful hatching, none of the chicks needed help and my outcome were 2 hens and 2 roosters. My journey continues!

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