California - Northern

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by Nifty-Chicken, Jan 13, 2007.

  1. zooweemama

    zooweemama Chillin' With My Peeps

    I don't know if that is what most people do but i figure it was worth a shot. :D I'm working on adding some boxes by the pond too. We have 26 ducks so I know some will always get their egg out by 10 am.
     
  2. zooweemama

    zooweemama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh yes it's lovely. Lol
     
  3. zooweemama

    zooweemama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh yes it's lovely. Lol
     
  4. tls_ranch

    tls_ranch Stares at Chickens

    Thanks :D Now all but one have hatched. The last egg has a good pip, so I'm hopefully it will hatch too:) Trisha
     
  5. lizanne

    lizanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I candled my shipped eggs last night (day 7 was this morning), and it looks like only 3 of the 15 are developing. [​IMG]

    I was sad, so I went to Safeway a bought these.
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    They are huge brown eggs, and when I candled them the air cells look great! I decided to put 6 in the 'bator.

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    and the other 6 under my broody Silkie.

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    I guess I'll have to wait a week to see if they do anything. The best by date on the eggs was May 13th, so I'm thinking they are fairly fresh. Any idea's what breed of chicken they would come from?
     
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  6. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member Project Manager

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    Good luck with the hatch!

    Molly is not too far from you--Time for a road trip! Molly has lots of hatching eggs too.....
     
  7. ChickNmamma

    ChickNmamma Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would wait until day 10 to candle shipped eggs. The first 10 days are the touchiest about being jarred, and with what the eggs went through I want to give them as much of a chance as I can. If they are still in there leave them another 3 days before you make a judgement call?

    No idea what they are using for brown eggs, but it looks like whatever hatches will lay large eggs...

    P.S... I love broody Silkies [​IMG] I have two now...
     
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  8. Deerling

    Deerling Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry to hear that, but on the plus side those are the very eggs we just hatched!! They are super sweet chicks and they were so quick once they started pipping. Strong babies, we love them. Do you want to see pictures or would you rather be surprised?
     
  9. debs_flock

    debs_flock Overrun With Chickens

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    This is the link that Deanna provided for bubble wrap (I bookmarked it)

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/321053976829?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649

    I just got home from the West Sac postal hub (with my new goslings [​IMG]). I always go after chicks instead of making them wait an extra night in the warehouse. Last week I ended up driving to the airport after some chicks (I waved at you as I drove by Ron).

    Just ask your local post office to locate your shipment and they will hold them for you. They don't want to see them die either.
     
  10. lizanne

    lizanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, pictures please!!;). I haven't taken anything out of the incubator yet, I just keep putting more eggs in. :D
     

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