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Christmas Miracle

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by hhill1970, Dec 25, 2016.

  1. hhill1970

    hhill1970 New Egg

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    Hi!
    I've had chickens since I was 6yrs old. Some years without, but since 1995, there have been chickens here with me continuously.
    Today, Christmas Day, I headed out to the barn and coop per usual. My girls and boys are inside up here in CT this time of year, due to the cold weather:predator ratio.
    Anyways, I fed my horses, dewormed them, goats, Flemish Giant bunnies, and proceeded to the coops, inside my barn. (3 horse stalls, divided into 2 coops)
    1 for my hens and select roosters & the other for some Turkeys and Roosters to be processed.
    I went to the nesting boxes, of which I normally get ~36 eggs in the am, and some more throughout the day....
    Today, there was only 1, ONE, egg. I asked the girls what was going on, then I looked at the egg.
    *********It was a Lilacy-Pink egg!!!!!!!!![​IMG][​IMG] ************
    I don't have any hens that lay pink eggs, so this was a real surprise!
    I decided that this egg was going to be placed in my incubator! So, I carefully placed the egg in (after it warmed up a bit)
    I had just placed eggs, from an EBay listing, into the incubator late ladies night, and I had exactly 1 open spot on my self turner racks; another coincidence?!
    My Uncle has just passed last August. He bred Racing Pigeons ever since I can remember. He had many successful winners, and was a very well-known and respected Pigeon Breeder
     
  2. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Who knows? Anything's possible on Christmas. Let us know what hatches from that pink egg! Best wishes! [​IMG]
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  7. LauraBrown

    LauraBrown Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC!!
     
  8. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Good luck with your hatch.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  9. knwisdom

    knwisdom Out Of The Brooder

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    What a wonderful [​IMG] Christmas story. That is awesome good luck with the hatching.
     

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