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  1. chippie

    Anyone know the breed? Roo??

    Thought so, supposed to be a pullets, but he is sweet so he stays...guess Meyer Hatchery got it wrong...
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    Setting eggs July 6th. Need some hatching buddies. Lets have some fun!

    Ok on day 21. Three hatched out of 19.... followed the book and had no trouble with temps or humidity, very disappointed. I will wait three more days before I toss, just in case.
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    Setting eggs July 6th. Need some hatching buddies. Lets have some fun!

    It's moving but not making much progress, hole is bigger, hut just a tad and it was the first one to Pip..Still only have 2. I had one rolling so much yesterday no Pip and nothing today. Think its still alive?? This is nerve wracking ....
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    Setting eggs July 6th. Need some hatching buddies. Lets have some fun!

    Woke up this morning to one chick that wasn't even pipped when I went to bed. :ya Watched the second one come out of its shell. :jumpy I have one half way out, don't know if it is stuck looks like part of it is stuck between two pieces od Stella and I don't dare open the bator. Nor do I know if...
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    Setting eggs July 6th. Need some hatching buddies. Lets have some fun!

    Last evening I went into lockdown, I turned them after candeling them and today the are pipping and one is really rocking. What happens if I messed up by turning and its trying to get out from the bottom? Anyone???? Can that happen???
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    Setting eggs July 6th. Need some hatching buddies. Lets have some fun!

    Ok I have 2 bantams pipping and two moving around....woot woot ..... my larger eggs nothing yet but we are only on day 19. :celebrate
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    Setting eggs July 6th. Need some hatching buddies. Lets have some fun!

    In lock down...started wi 19 shipped eggs locking down 9 eggs three definites the others unkown this is my second and last hatch...hoping at least half hatch but I just don't know. :idunno
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    any good food brands

    Blue Seal excellent food!!
  9. chippie

    I feel so bad about my dog.

    I am so sorry for your loss. I had a similar situation, wrong vet, wrong diagnosis by the time I got a second opinion it was too late. It wasn't my fault I trusted a bad vet and its not your fault. I do however warn everyone I know how bad that vet is. You did the right thing. Your boy had a...
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    question about moving 4 wk olds to coop

    I put them out yesterday, :clap they huddled together frozen in one place but I stayed with them so they started to enjoy the room, then I left them and checked on them often. Left them in at night as advised then realized it was going to be below 50 but I left them in. Figured if it was too...
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    question about moving 4 wk olds to coop

    I want to move my chicks to the coop during the day and back into the brooder during the nights. We cannot deal with the dust. :tongue. They are not fully feathered and our nights are chilly in the mountains. I have no power to the coop yet. Has anyone done this? Thesexare my first and only...
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    Setting eggs July 6th. Need some hatching buddies. Lets have some fun!

    I am in !!! Was on your last hatch had zero results...hoping to do better! Have set mine three days ago 8 frizzel Cochin bantams and 11 EE's...good luck to us all!!
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    URGENT! DOG WITH HEAT STROKE!

    Maybe some Gatorade??
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    Favorite Chicks to Raise?

    I want a Lavender Orpington how are their personalities? I know they are winter hardy.
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    Favorite Chicks to Raise?

    I am new to chickens my chicks are three weeks now I have two EastercEggers two Barred Rocks and a Golden Comet so far my fave is the Barred Rock. They are super friendly. But I am sure my fave might change whrlen I add to the flock. :weee
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    Are black bears a threat?

    They eat chicken!!!!
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    setting eggs 6/27/12! Hatch-a-long? CHART included

    When you move the egg the air sac follows, that's what I was told...very new to this chicken life style.
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