Anyone hatching this weekend?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by the lawsons, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. the lawsons

    the lawsons Out Of The Brooder

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    Lock down on Thursday. Should be hatching Sunday and Monday. Any one else? This is my second time with chicken eggs. First time got 8 of 18. Have 17 in this time hope for good results again!
     
  2. chkinut

    chkinut Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2010
    Leesburg, Ohio
    i'm the same as you (lockdown thursday evening, hatching sunday/monday). i've got 4 shipped EE eggs left and i THINK still doing good (out of 15). i have 3 shipped silkie eggs left (out of 16). i have 9 local bantam eggs that are doing great! (i set 9 and i still have 9 of those). and i have 5 local olive eggs and mixed FBCM eggs. (set 6 and still have 5). so anyway, time is drawing near! these tiny bantam eggs are so cute that i have!!! they are even smaller than my silkie eggs! i asked the guy i got them from what kind of bantams, he doesn't know, lol. but oh well. he said i could keep them, but i think i might give them back to him for keeping cuz i'm afraid they will fly over my 6ft fence. that's why i've never had bantams, i'm too afraid of that. any thoughts? well, i have had silkies, but they can't fly, lol. good luck on your hatch!
     
  3. rky mtn hen house

    rky mtn hen house Out Of The Brooder

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    My eggs go into lock down tomorrow (Wednesday).
    17 out of 18 viable.
    I have been afraid to post for fear of jinxing my hatch :)
     
  4. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    I have sixty Easter Eggers that I expect to hatch starting this Thursday through Sunday (I hope). I set them for the hatching display I'm putting on at my county fair this weekend. Normally I try to have it all over and done in forty eight hours, but the fair runs about four days so I set the eggs in four phases twelve hours apart to spread them out a little.
     
  5. chkinut

    chkinut Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2010
    Leesburg, Ohio
    wow, that's neat! lets keep posting here so we can see how we all did!
     
  6. rky mtn hen house

    rky mtn hen house Out Of The Brooder

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    I should have stated that the eggs I set are Barnevelder's. I drove 2.5 hours to pick these baby's up so they better hatch!
     
  7. the lawsons

    the lawsons Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm getting anxious. Been gone all day but have looked a few times this evening. Should be seeing some movement soon i hope. Quail eggs were a bust again. This was my third try with them. About ready to get rid of them and stick with chickens! Good luck everybody. I will definitely check back tomorrow for updates!
     
  8. chkinut

    chkinut Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2010
    Leesburg, Ohio
    on day 20 now (day 20 started at 5pm today). and so far i have 2 pips!! hope i wake up to more activity tomorrow! good luck everyone!
     
  9. the lawsons

    the lawsons Out Of The Brooder

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    I have four pips this morning! Off to church and hope to return home to hatched babies.
     
  10. what did I do

    what did I do Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I locked down on Friday and had my first chick ever this morning. It would have been a total surprise if I hadn't heard them while I ironed last night. I'm so thrilled. We have 4 more peeping.
     

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