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7th Annual BYC New Year's Day 2016 Hatch-A-Long

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by ronott1, Nov 10, 2015.

  1. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member

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    Yes, it is time for Duck eggs--On the 4th, so Friday for Duck eggs!

    Yesterday was for Geese.
     
  2. crank

    crank Out Of The Brooder

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    I am in. I will be setting 8 Australorps, 8 Buff Orpingtons, 8 EEs, and 4 BCMS on either the 11th or 12th.
     
  3. MotorcycleChick

    MotorcycleChick Gone quackers

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    Since "set all the eggs" doesn't specify what type, I'm setting alligator eggs. :-D
    Okay, it did encourage me to go ahead, and set some chicken eggs too. Unfortunately, I psyched myself out while posting about what chicken eggs I was going to hatch.
     
  4. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member

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    You will have a great looking egg basket!

    Welcome, I have added you to the members list.
     
  5. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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  6. MotorcycleChick

    MotorcycleChick Gone quackers

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    Anyone familiar with Edgar Allen Poe? I have "The Tell-Tale Heart" running through my head. I am nervous! Very very dreadfully nervous! But no one here would call me mad. This disease has sharpened my senses! I hear peeping and chirping and ... Seriously. I am already ready for these eggs to hatch! I should have just set them two weeks ago when I got these ducks! [​IMG]
     
  7. Saris

    Saris Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As long as you didn't stick the eggs under your floorboards I think you're fine.
     
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  8. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member

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    That happens to me too! I am so disappointed when I run to the incubator and realize it was a bird outside tweeting....
     
  9. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, if those in Canada can do it, maybe this Michigander can try too! Just not so sure it will be this year.
     
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  10. NTBugtraq

    NTBugtraq ex-Surgeon General

    I am in zone 5a, eastern Ontario. Is there anyone here who is in a similar zone, and uses Premier1 chick heating plate(s) for outdoor (or in coop/barn) brooding? I would love to hear your experience, particularly whether water stayed de-iced under them.
     

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