HATCHING begins TODAY! 6/29/10 page 4 update Silkie eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by asher, Jun 9, 2010.

  1. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

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    I received 18 eggs from Glenn See (blue) and 20 from Kathy Leininger (black). I cracked one when I was marking it with the initials so will be starting 37. They arrived in great shape so I am hoping that they do well. :) Will update as it goes on. :)
     
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  2. joe17

    joe17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wasnt Glenn See offering 18 silkie eggs on eggbid? I wanted them but I already had my bator full of Bobbi Porto eggs lol Let me know your hatch rate and quality of chicks when they hatch. I might consider buying eggs from him one day! Good luck. Hope you get a good hatch rate. I have 24 shipped eggs from Bobbi POrto now that are on day 19. No pips yet and only 8 made it to lockdown.
     
  3. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

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    Yes, I got them through Kathy from him. Bought some from both of them and she was able to ship them both to me in the same box. I bought 18 from her and got 20 and bought 12 from him and got 18. :) I have had and seen birds from Kathy before and she has gorgeous blacks. I have not had nor seen birds from Glenn, but have heard great things about his stock.

    Good luck with your eggs! :) I'm sorry more didn't make it to lock down for you.
     
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  4. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    They have the blackest black silkies I've ever seen!! A few of my best black hens are from Kathy/Glen's eggs. Even the soft feathers have a beetle green sheen to them.

    At the last show I attended, I couldn't believe the "black" silkies. They were absolutely brown compared to mine at home!!
     
  5. natchlaly

    natchlaly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Put 13 Auracana eggs in today. Cant wait t see the cute little fuzz butts lol x will watch to see how you do with your silkies. Man this is so exciting .
     
  6. littledirtlane

    littledirtlane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put in 30 silkie eggs on June 9th - should have a hatch around June 30th - although my babies always come out a day early...I guess they are just so excited to see me - lol

    I got them from Mary in Georgia - I am not sure of her farm name, but she has some beautiful birds! I LOVE her blacks...they have the tallest crests! I can't wait - I ordered from dearest Bobbi Porto last hatch and my air sacs were damaged in shipping [​IMG] - I only got one baby...but my goodness that baby is PERFECTION![​IMG]

    I can't wait to see what I have here - they are b/b/s & white...there may be a few partridge too - not sure....my baby from Bobbi was marked partridge on the egg, but came out a white - lol...
     
  7. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

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    I will be candling tonight if all goes as planned. [​IMG]
     
  8. Bat Cave Silkies

    Bat Cave Silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    littledirtlane~~I've ordered eggs from about a dozen breeders this year~~my BEST hatch was from eggs I bought from Mary Brooks-Robbins. I've got 12 of her little fuzzy butts in the grow out pen right now.

    I bought blue and black eggs from Kathy/Glenn~~just love their birds~~but couldn't get any to hatch. Thought for sure with the short mailing distance I'd have a good hatch, but it just wasn't to be [​IMG]


    Best of luck asher
     
  9. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

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    Oh poo. Did any grow even? Looks like it's the same distance for me, too. I will be so upset if I cannot even get a few to hatch.
     
  10. littledirtlane

    littledirtlane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just candled the Mary Brooks Robbins eggs - this is just day 3 for me but there is crazy veining all over! I am so excited! I know Mary has some BEAUTIFUL birds - how were the quality of your chicks? I would love to see a picture!
     

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