Day 18 on my Poor Lonely Faverolle egg

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by marie_martin, Mar 5, 2008.

  1. marie_martin

    marie_martin Songster

    Feb 21, 2007
    Grenada, MS
    I only had one survive this long out of 6 but it is still moving. Will move it to the brooder tonight. Please say a little prayer for the last lone Faverolle. As long as it is ok I don't care if it is male or female. But I really need roo, so that would be nice, but I won't be picky.

    My swap eggs are on day 11 today, so not too much longer on them.

  2. kstaven

    kstaven Crowing

    Jan 26, 2007
    BC, Washington Border
    Good luck on the hatch and I hope you get the rooster. I needed a Dorking rooster to hatch last year and it took me 20 chicks to do it. first 19 where hens. So much for hatching percentages.
  3. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    Good luck,, my little lone one is doing good, just wish it would be ok with other two that are a few days older!
  4. marie_martin

    marie_martin Songster

    Feb 21, 2007
    Grenada, MS
    I have added chicks to some that were a few days older with no problem. I think it would be fine. Just keep an eye on them at first to make sure they don't pick on the little one. I moved my one egg to the hatcher today. So keep your fingers crossed.


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