Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by halo, Nov 5, 2008.

  1. halo

    halo Got The Blues

    Nov 22, 2007
    My Coop
    I just had a perfect hatch of 9 blue/barred rocks set and 9 hatched.


    7 are roos!!!!! I feel like someone played a joke on me. I need to go have a talk with someone, Im not sure who's responsible for this, but someone has GOT to be. (Democrats maybe??) And here I thought I was done hatching eggs. I was looking for another 5 or 6 pullets...looks like Im back to the drawing board.... [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I might have to share my "Queen of Hatching Roos" title with you!!!
  3. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
    LOL!!! I'm so sorry!!!! At least u know u did something right!!!!
  4. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    I can feel your pain. My last two hatches were 7 black orps of which 4 or 5 are cockerels, and 16 split ameraucanas, where less than 6 look to be pullets [​IMG] It's a talent I guess [​IMG]

  5. AllChookUp

    AllChookUp Will Shut Up for Chocolate

    May 7, 2008
    Frozen Lake, MN
    Sorry about that! Kinda laughable to us, but I'm sure it's frustrating to you.

    Look at it as "hatching practice".
  6. UrbanMama

    UrbanMama Gone Country....

    Sep 27, 2008
    Maybe you sent me all the pullet eggs??? [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    They are here and are beautiful by the way..not one crack that I can see (I'll candle them before setting them tonight) Thank you!! [​IMG]
  7. katrinag

    katrinag Songster

    Oh man that is a lot of boys.

  8. Lobzi

    Lobzi Crowing 10 Years

    As much as Id like to hatch my own, that is what Im afraid off.....getting more roos!!! Two and maybe three now, is more than I can handle when they are not getting along.
  9. halo

    halo Got The Blues

    Nov 22, 2007
    My Coop
    Youre welcome, Kelley, thanks for letting know they arrived safely. Im sure I sent you all the pullets!

  10. Their Other Mother

    Their Other Mother Songster

    May 1, 2008
    When I was a kid my Uncle got 99 Roos out of 100! I never thought it could happen.

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