finally we have fertile eggs!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Hillschicks, Feb 18, 2013.

  1. Hillschicks

    Hillschicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We are going to hatch our first load of chicks soon :D ... After months of waiting for our cockerel to mature and start breeding, we seen him do it the other day... Today we check the eggs from multiple chickens and all of them are fertilized... Now he has 21 days to perfect it... We are 42 days out from our spring chick order arriving... 21 days from now we will be setting eggs and hoping for a successful hatch on the same day our spring hatchery chicks are born so they can get along and we only have to introduce one group of new chicks to the flock instead of 2
     
  2. thasista

    thasista Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats! Have fun incubating and hatching. Watch out its very addicting!
     
  3. Hillschicks

    Hillschicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats why we bought a mini advance... if we get addicted its still only 7 chicks a month lol
     
  4. ChucktheChick

    ChucktheChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on the mature roo! Keep us updated!!!!!!!!! :)
     
  5. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member

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    AWESOME!! what breeds?
     
  6. Hillschicks

    Hillschicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rooster is a buff brahma.. he is an awesome boy... Makes a noise like a raptor

    His women are barred rock, EE, new hampshire red, and sex link

    Due to arive april 2nd are 2 more EE, a blue andelusion, and a welsummer roo

    Will definetly keep everyone updated with pictures, have to, its too exciting to keep to ones self... Im just glad i have this place for an outlet for our crazed excitement lol... Fb people dont seem to care
     
  7. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member

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    I know! I rarely go on FB anymore!! LOL too busy here in my local thread and the incubating threads!! Sounds like some cool chickies!! Awesome!!
     
  8. Hillschicks

    Hillschicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope they are awesome chicks... I hope we can be successful hatchers first i suppose... 3 weeks seems like forever lol
     
  9. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member

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    after a few hatches they go really fast!!
     
  10. ChucktheChick

    ChucktheChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those would make pretty babies!!
     

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