great success on shipped eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by scooter147, Apr 3, 2009.

  1. scooter147

    scooter147 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ordered 7 EE eggs a little over 3 weeks ago and placed under a broody hen. This morning I have 4 new chicks, one on the way and unfortunately somehow the momma kicked a egg out that was almost hatched and it died from the chill.
    So, in theory, had a success rate of 85% which is great in my experience with shipped eggs. I usually only get about a 50% hatch.

    I will know tonight when I get home how well the Golden Laced Lakenvelders are going to do. I have 7 of those under a hen.
     
    Last edited: Apr 3, 2009
  2. steffpeck

    steffpeck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    Congratulations!!! Please share pic's when you can.
     

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