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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Hot2Pot, Dec 2, 2011.

  1. Hot2Pot

    Hot2Pot Fox Hollow Rabbitry

    Feb 1, 2010
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    Hey hatchamaniacs, I just set a styrobator full of shipped eggs. Lavender Orps, BCM, and sizzles. They are settling and I am going to plug them in tonight. Anyone want to hatch along? Or just tell me what chickens Santa is bringing you! I ordered chicks too. I am WAY chicken crazy! DH bought me a lap top for Christmas so i can enjoy BYC faster on wifi![​IMG] Deb
     
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  2. Muggsmagee

    Muggsmagee Menagerie Mama

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    Quote:Congrats on the laptop! I think I had a life before I got mine...I don't remember! I am dying to hatch. DYING! Really trying to keep my promise to DH to not brood chicks in the house this winter. I need a hatching and baby chick fix, like you wouldn't believe! [​IMG] Take lots of pics to share your beauties when they arrive and hatch!
     
  3. CBarrett

    CBarrett Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Hi! Yep, we just put some of our own eggs in the oven two days ago so we will be expecting some babies a few days before Christmas. Exciting! [​IMG] We have RI's, New Hampshires and Delawares.
     
  4. boogiedog

    boogiedog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm in...and neck deep. Seramas hatching today (approx 13 - 11 out so far - from Castle Delight); French Blue Marans and Silver sussex hatching next week (Locust Farms), Sultans hatching week after, and on the 21st I'm hoping for a gaggle of Swedish Flower hens (Locust Farms) to hatch as well. I need an intervention. Seriously. (Yes, I have 3 incubators and 3 brooders) What to do with all these fuzzies...! Anyone in the Bay Area wanting some awesome (and will be vaccinated) chickens?!?
     
  5. MamaMarcy

    MamaMarcy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just set 2 eggs from our girls today. Not sure if they are fertile. One looks like a pullet egg too. But with some luck we'll hve 2 new hatchlings just before Dec 25th!
     
  6. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    My incubator is taking a vacation until after the holidays, then DH wants to run a batch of Pheasants through. I guess the incubator will have to go into the house as we will be having company so I have to take it out of our guest apartment. I wonder if he will notice me slipping in some chicken eggs...

    This is from our last Peasant hatch.
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  7. CBarrett

    CBarrett Chillin' With My Peeps

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    NICE SETUP! I feel inadequate... [​IMG]

    But then.. I am a "New Egg". lol
     
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  8. MaestrosMomma

    MaestrosMomma Out Of The Brooder

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    wow, that's some set up! I would have a field day with that! I'm waiting for my batch to hatch right now, one so far....
     
  9. kizanne

    kizanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just got my hatching eggs today in the mail. So going to set them tomorrow after I make sure my incubator is holding a temp tonight.
     
  10. Melissa Rose

    Melissa Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey Deb [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Your beautiful eggs are doing great [​IMG] !!! I am so very eggcited [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] I just set 10 bantam polish today and with luck [​IMG] I'll win Charm 1704's Glenda's auction for the splash marans today [​IMG] [​IMG] She will bring them up to my husbands restaurant tonight if I do so I won't have to have them shipped [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] so I'll set them tomorrow so I'll join along [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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