Hatching Roadside Stand Eggs UPDATED ***PICS ON PAGE 2****

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by R3Rugrats, Jul 31, 2008.

  1. R3Rugrats

    R3Rugrats Out Of The Brooder

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    So... I was out of eggs one day.. and instead of going to the store, picked up 2 dozen eggs from a roadside stand. While I was carrying them back to my car, I heard a rooster crow... Oh boy... I got so excited... heart pounding.. I can try to hatch these babies...[​IMG].. My bator was empty, why not... So out of 24, 10 were viable on day 18.. I'm on day 21 and one is hatching.. very exciting... I have no idea what they are, but it'll be fun... I'll post pictures so everyone can guess what they are...
     
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  2. lesliet

    lesliet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can't wait to see what you get
     
  3. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
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    Thats a fun idea! It will be fun to see your mystery chicks! Keep us posted.
     
  4. tx_dane_mom

    tx_dane_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2007
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    Hmmmm so guess you didn't have any eggs for dinner? LOL
     
  5. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    COOL! I have thought of doing that just for fun to see what I would get! I was going to hatch some of my egg lady's eggs but now she told me her hubby butchered her only two roos...they were fighting and getting very mean [​IMG] She took a new baby blue roo from me and she is looking forward to hearing those crows again. She said it 's way to quiet now! lol
    Can't wait to see pics of your mystery chicks! It will be fun guessing what they are!
     
  6. R3Rugrats

    R3Rugrats Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] Nope.. No eggs that night.. This will be fun, I couldn't see the chickens or the rooster from the road, I could just hear them... So.. we'll see. There are brown eggs, white eggs, tiny ones and large ones.. Quite the mixture.
     
  7. SproutGirl

    SproutGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have wondered about doing this too. But then I thought, if those eggs were ever put in the refrigerator, won't their fertility be ruined? Does anyone know about this?
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    Good luck with your experiment!
     
  8. R3Rugrats

    R3Rugrats Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm not sure if it'll ruin the fertile eggs, thats a really good question I hope someone answers it, I'd like to know.

    One hatched [​IMG] its yellow and black stripes, I guess. And another one's cracked... so exciting.
     
  9. whitecra

    whitecra Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2008
    Oklahoma
    I had some one take some of my silkie eggs that was in the frige to see if they would still hatch and they did. She said all but 1 hatched and is doing great so it can be done.
    Chris
     
  10. R3Rugrats

    R3Rugrats Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh... It has feathered legs and on the outer side of her foot....[​IMG]
     

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