Assorted eggs...any drawbacks?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BroosterSpringsteen, May 15, 2011.

  1. BroosterSpringsteen

    BroosterSpringsteen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We are temporary foster parents to our current flock. They will be adopted by their original owner's grandma as soon as her coop is finished. We've grown quite attached. They are laying fertilized eggs, so I'm planning to incubate. They have an unreliable rate of fertilization though, so I was planning to get more eggs from another source to fill in. I wanted to get assorted eggs, mostly for the excitement of the unknown. We're planning to keep a very small flock, basically just as pets. Any drawbacks to hatching an unknown assortment?
     
  2. naughtyhens

    naughtyhens Out Of The Brooder

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    I think an assortment would be great for pets because they'll be easy to tell apart. You wouldn't want to mix up Sandy with Wendy or Rosalita. [​IMG]
     
  3. BroosterSpringsteen

    BroosterSpringsteen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm totally going to use all those names. If you have any more ideas, do let me know [​IMG]
     
  4. DinosRBirds

    DinosRBirds Hunted by Moonlight

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    Quote:Not that i've ever noticed.you either get eggs and meat or meat, so its prettymuch fine. [​IMG] hope you have a great time.
     

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