END OF FEB. HATCH-ALONG, ANYONE?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tinychicky, Feb 7, 2012.

  1. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm taking advantage of having five broodies, so i just set about 20 eggs between them! This hatch i've got:

    - Wheaten Ameraucana over a BR for sex-linked EE's!

    -Some 'regular' EE's

    - EE and some white eggs that are probably tetra tints or leghorns from our local farmstand, just to see if they'll hatch [​IMG] .
    -If my SQ seramas and d'anvers' laying finally starts kicking in I'll set thier eggs too [​IMG]



    Everything's due between Feb. 26th and March 1st...


    ... SO IS ANYONE WITH ME??
     
  2. crazyhen

    crazyhen Overrun With Chickens

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    I let one of my first time broodies ( black 65% orp hen named Faith) set on the 27th of Jan. She was heavily into it. I moved her to a warmer area that had some privacy and she never faulted. Now this is day 11 I think and she is doing great. I only had 6 eggs so not sure what I will get in more ways than one. I had switched roos about two weeks before. I had a NH roo and now I have a 65% Black English roo. Both are active fellows. I have one Del, two Br,I copper marans, one lavender orp, , one bluelaced 65% orp hen, That were laying at the time. ? which ones are fertile or not. I have not candled and did not want to at this time. I like the surprise factor. Good luck with your hatch. I can barely wait to see these little ones.
    I have a new hatcher but am not totally well enough at this time to set it and watch it. I'm letting the big Faith do it. I think she will be better at it anyway. Gloria Jean
     
  3. LilyD

    LilyD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't let my broody hen have eggs right now it's too cold I don't think her eggs would survive. I do have eggs in the incubator due to hatch on the 25th though if that counts lol.
     
  4. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah it counts :) what breeds do you have incubating?



     
  5. marndt0579

    marndt0579 Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine are in tonite so should hatch 28-29, Russian orloffs ,and barnyard cross with orloff roo.
     
  6. coldupnorth

    coldupnorth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just put in some Spitzhauben eggs in the incubator this afternoon. Hoping for a good hatch, but we'll see if the PO scrambled them first.
     
  7. skysky43

    skysky43 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have some barnyard mixes due to hatch the 21:)
     
  8. WinklerFarms

    WinklerFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 34 Delaware X Hamps (some may be part Old English Bantam, had one roo that died two weeks ago) due to hatch the 25th. Happy hatching all. Should be interesting to see if I get any mor delaware x hamp, old english bantam crosses like I had hatch last month. 4 out of the 15 hatched have OEB markings. Cant wait to see what they grow into!
     
  9. Farm_Maven

    Farm_Maven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some FBCM, Welsummer, OE's, and two mutts due to hatch Feb. 27.
    Breaking in my auto turner I got last week!!!!!!!!!
     
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  10. coops gone crazy

    coops gone crazy Out Of The Brooder

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    Just set 5 Welsummer, 5 Delaware and 5 Black/Blue/Splash Ameraucana. Sure hope we hatch some healthy chicks this time! Aiming for leap year day....but really just aiming for healthy chicks!


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