Christmas Setting?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by JJMR794, Dec 24, 2010.

  1. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Is Anyone Else Planning Setting Eggs On Christmas Day? I Will Have Several Speces Going In... Coturnix, Bobs, Ring Neck Pheasants, And Cochin Chickens...
     
  2. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I set some in last week. They are due Jan. 6th.
     
  3. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    I Do Multiple Settings Each Week For That Matter.... Just Curious To See If Anyone Else Was Setting On Christmas?
     
  4. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    I am setting some coturnix, Marans, EEs, button quail, and coturnix, and some African Harlequin eggs [​IMG]
     
  5. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    I've got a few eggs that need to go in the bator now, 2 BCM, 2 rouen ducks, a serama, and a couple of silkie eggs. I've been setting 5-10 eggs a week here lately, whatever the birds decide to donate [​IMG]

    No quail here though, they stink too bad [​IMG]
     
  6. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:I GET THAT MANY CHICKEN EGGS A DAY. QUAIL ARE WAY MORE PROLIFIC. SINCE THE HOLIDAYS SCREW UP SHIPPING I WILL SET EVEN MORE THAN USUAL TOMARROW... HAVE WELL OVER 200 COTURNIX EGGS ALONE... 9 LATE RINGNECK EGGS, AND THE COCHIN GIRLS JUST KEEP SHOOTIN THEM OUT...

    PULLED A FEW COCHIN ROOS OUT OF BREEDING PENS FOR RETIREMENT 2 MOS AGO, HENS LAYED EVEN MORE EGGS WITHOUT THEM.. NOW I GET AN AVERAGE OF 12-13 EATING EGGS A DAY... CANT USE THEM ALL AND RUNNING OUT OF STORAGE SPACE IN THE FRIDGE FOR THEM SO I STARTED SELLING THEM ON CL CHEAP JUST TO GET RID OF THEM AND MAKE A LIL $ TOWARD FEED

    WOULDNT MIND IF SANTA BROUGHT ME ANOTHER CABINET BATOR (UNLIKELY THO... [​IMG] ) LOOKS LIKE I WILL LIKELY HAVE A BUNCH OF BATORS UP AND RUNNIN FOR A COUPLE OF WEEKS FOR THIS BATCH...
     
  7. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    The BCM (1 hen) lays an egg every other day more or less, though she did skip today. The duck also lays an egg every other day, but she skipped today too. I got some adult seramas on Tuesday and one of them laid an egg in the box, so that ones going in. Then the silkie (black) started laying again after her broody spell, so I might as well set hers too. I'm not getting many eggs now, maybe 4-8 daily depending on who decides to lay, but mainly I'm setting the BCM's, silkie's, and any ducks or OEGB I find [​IMG]

    The rest of the eggs get fed to the dogs or chickens [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Dec 25, 2010
  8. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    I set some a few days ago. Hopefully I can do a little better than broody Lucy Lu. Got to give her credit for trying though...LOL.

    We need to grow Lucy's son Zombie some girlfriends.
     
  9. math ace

    math ace Overrun With Chickens

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    I started collecting eggs yesterday. I will be setting within the week [​IMG]
     
  10. Hooligan Farm

    Hooligan Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When I take my kids to my parents, we'll see if Santa got my incubator and if so I'll set about 20 coturnix eggs
     

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