Quote:Oh my Henry! I haven't a clue how to make a Buff... but, I would absolutely love to learn how. You wouldn't happen to have a "recipe" handy would you? So, I posted a few days ago that none of the eggs from my Splash and Black hen made it to lockdown. I was a little disappointed. I was so hopeful that I might be able to replace my Black roo. Honestly though, there were so many unknowns with these eggs... it's probably better to start from scratch (no pun intended!). Since I'd just acquired the trio... I wasn't even sure the eggs were fertile and then what if they had been exposed to a different roo - eek! Also my hatching track record hasn't been so great. I'm not blaming my incubator (a pretty good one, Genesis 1588)... but, I think I may need Santa to bring me a Brinsea. The way I look at it is that an upgrade in that department sure couldn't hurt anything. I do love keeping chickens and I can see myself really enjoying breeding and hatching more - but, goodness do I ever still have so much to learn! I love sitting in my computer/incubator room and listen for peeps. It is the best sound in the world, besides my grandkids. I only have 3 more days of work and then I am off work for 2 months. The birds are going to get tired of me messing with them all day long. My family bought me a 1512 Sportsman for Christmas about 3 years ago and I love it. Ask Santa real nice and you might be surprised.