Hello from Brighton, England - First set in incubator today!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Brighton chick, Feb 5, 2014.

  1. Brighton chick

    Brighton chick New Egg

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    Hello lovely Chicken lovers!

    What a fantastic resource this has been... Have had total chicken fever for weeks, it's only going to get worse.... As I have just loaded (yes FULLY loaded) my Brinsea octagon 20 advance Ex today. Hopefully idiot proof.
    23 various eggs, mm, ate the 24th one which had a hairline crack. Yes, def fertile... What a waste, but I didn't want to risk it. Tasted good though!

    Hatching eggs: light Sussex, barnvelders, wyandottes and cream legbar from all over the country - thanks ebay for amazing choice.
    Had freak out as my well hatched plan went egg shaped because 6 of them only arrived today, so I decided to set the first 17, (arrived y day) and will add others tomorrow when they've rested, rather than leave the first ones an extra day.
    Lady said the wynadottes only take 20 days, don't know if that's true, but hey ho.

    I have 4 happy RIRs since October, and in my attempt to acquire teenage quarters for the new chicks, will be ending up with 8 (yes I know I'm crazy) layers (black rocks and 2 stupid cream leg bars that lay gritty white eggs)and their house on Saturday. Am attempting to level ground for this new henhouse.

    I will let them settle down for a week, then start to integrate them with my other girls.

    Other than that, juggle business, 16 year old daughter, teach pottery, am starting a veg plot and occasionally love up my tropical fish, and koi outside.

    Wild weather, roll on Spring :)
    Gill
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Great to have you aboard and enjoy all your chicken adventures!
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us! Good luck with your hatch!
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Good luck with your hatch!
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you. Good luck in hatching!
     
  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  7. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright Gill, [​IMG] great to have you here with us [​IMG]
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Next time try sealing the crack with hot wax.
     
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