French frogs

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by scflock, Nov 9, 2015.

  1. LittleLakePhil

    LittleLakePhil True BYC Addict

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    yeah I know..I'm not complaining......did you find out how much that resistor was going to cost?
     
  2. RubyNala97

    RubyNala97 Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't know if you guys remember that pic I posted of the unusually large egg that I set. Well last night started the beginning of day 19, and I was adding water and checked the eggs real quick. They had not even started drawing down yet except for that monster egg. I thought I saw an internal pip. But then the shadow moved and I didn't see it again or hear peeping. But it was way ahead of the other eggs. This morning it's pipped!! I wonder why that one egg developed so much faster. And if the size is any correlation. (It's in the mini, so not much room for hot/cold spots). Looks like it will be a solo chick for awhile till the other eggs catch up. I'm not expecting any other action till tomorrow or the next day.


    That's awesome! I've moved a LOT and don't really consider any place "home" until I sign a mortgage. That's great that you're there. I hope it's fun making it you're home! :)
    X2!

    Handsome!!

    We are at 10! But going up later today! :fl
     
  3. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For the Birds!! Premium Member

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    not yet... but will soon. Full blast is a pain.
     
  4. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For the Birds!! Premium Member

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    That's cool about that big egg! Usually the smaller ones hatch first. You are sure its not twins??
     
  5. LittleLakePhil

    LittleLakePhil True BYC Addict

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    Twins would be cool....But I've read that doesn't always workout so well
     
  6. RubyNala97

    RubyNala97 Overrun With Chickens

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    It was a really easy egg to candle. You know how even though all the silkies eggs are a light color, some are really easy to see into and some are harder? Well the shell was easy to see into and I only saw one embryo developing. But I thought that too! It will be interesting to see. I wonder if it will sit there pipped forever too because it's so early.

    Exactly. I know some people purposely try to hatch them. They get so excited when they start developing and then get so disappointed at hatch time. I jumped on the band wagon when I first did BYC and would see the threads for twin eggs, then after a couple I realized it almost always ends in failure.
     
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  7. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For the Birds!! Premium Member

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    Might be better if it sits there for a bit longer anyway, since the others might take a bit longer. Also, if its a bigger chick, it could need a little more rest. I tell ya, the mutt that hatched with my last ones, I thought was never gonna make it out, but it did and it was much bigger!

    And I was the same way about the twins possibilities in the beginning. Now there's no way I would intentionally try it.
     
  8. dan26552

    dan26552 Flock Master

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    Isidore got so excited to see my sister this morning that he crowed.
     
  9. LittleLakePhil

    LittleLakePhil True BYC Addict

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    [​IMG] just a tote with drain holes drilled in the bottom a window in the side[​IMG]a heated dog dish[​IMG]a hole in the side for the cord. This works best I had it down to 4 degrees with no ice. It also contains the water so less mess.
     
  10. LittleLakePhil

    LittleLakePhil True BYC Addict

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    pics posted!!!
     

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