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Christmas Hatchlings!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chickensrock12, Dec 9, 2016.

  1. chickensrock12

    chickensrock12 Songster

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    So, our duck, chicken, and peafowl eggs have been in the incubator
    since 12/4/16. I came up with ideas of days when they will hatch. So, the ideas are from 12/21 to 12/29. We are so excited, but a little sad. We are going to butcher some of the chickens and ducks. We have 36 chickens, 16 ducks, and 4 peafowl (we will not butcher the peafowl, we will keep 2 eggs and sell the rest). Two of our peahens are dying. Both 15 yrs. and rehomed to us. they are sick. We got 21 chicken eggs, 17 duck eggs and 8 peafowl eggs. We are sure some won't make it. But, in February we will than butcher.
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    We love our birds, but they are populating and we told people we
    would sell them meat.
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  2. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Crowing

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    I have 13 duck eggs due new years and gonna be adding chicken eggs tomorrow...i already have quail eggs and chicken eggs due the 17th and 20th ill be giving away some of my hatchlings whatever i keep will be dinner
     
  3. chickensrock12

    chickensrock12 Songster

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    OK, we have to sale our meat. We still have our chicken meat full to our freezer from last year. So sad, but has to be done.
     
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