34 Orp Eggs in the 'Bator - 16 Orpingtons!! Woot!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MissPrissy, Apr 16, 2008.

  1. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    While I am waiting for my current hatch to finish I thought I would show you something new.

    At 8am this morning the post office called to tell me I had boxes waiting. I threw on my shoes and off I went down the drive way.

    The boxes came in great shape and all eggs are intact.

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    Buff orpington eggs from Jody (hinkjc).

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    Blue orpington eggs from Korfus Kluckers.

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    My offcial egg inspector helped to make sure everything was perfectly fine as we marked and set the eggs for settling.

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    They will go in the bator tonight.

    April 17 is Day 1. May 7 is Day 21.

    Here we go again!
     
  2. Yogiman

    Yogiman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hatchaholic! [​IMG] Hatchaholic! [​IMG] Hatchaholic! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Woman, you could seriously use some professional help with your addiction or else spread it around and share it with the rest of the folks. You've got a bad case of it. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
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    Wow! You can't even wait for one hatch to be done before starting another! I think you're beyond the 12 step program!

    I'm putting mine in on Friday, so I'll only be a couple days behind you! It's my first ever batch though, not whatever you are on for the year-I've lost track. Your little guy must be in heaven with all the little ones around there!
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  4. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Last year when the weather got hot I lost every single hatch I tried. I don't plan to hatch through the summer. It is now or wait until fall or next spring. I think the time is now. Maybe by fall my pullets might be laying and I can try a hatch of my own eggs.

    This is also why I have 6 bators - three 1588's and three homemade.
     
  5. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    What are the white eggs I though orph eggs where brown?

    Henry
     
  6. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Silver Appleyard Ducks, Henry! Quack! Quack! [​IMG]
     
  7. FrontPorchIndiana

    FrontPorchIndiana Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2008
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    Good grief, where do ya keep all your chickens?! [​IMG] Good luck!
     
  8. shortcake1806

    shortcake1806 Sassy McSassington

    Sep 11, 2007
    Wow six bators, my dh would loose his mind.
     
  9. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I have a commerical poultry barn built in 1915.
     
  10. shortcake1806

    shortcake1806 Sassy McSassington

    Sep 11, 2007
    I have a commerical poultry barn built in 1915.

    There's an abandoned one about a mile from the house every time we pass it I ponder all the marvelous things I could do with it. Dh just gets this look in his eyes and says don't even think about it. [​IMG]
     

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