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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dgunthner, May 10, 2016.

  1. dgunthner

    dgunthner New Egg

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    My name is Darci. My husband, Josh and I have had 4 hens for over a year and just hatched 3 chicks under one of our Rhode Island Reds. Hoping for advice and knowledge to improve our hatch rate next time around.
    Our current flock:
    2 Rhode Island Red hens
    1 Easter Egger hen
    1 White Leghorn hen
    1 White Leghorn chick
    1 Barred Rock chick
    1 Bantam Black Wyandotte chick
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome Darci

    Glad you could join us here! Those are some lovely breeds you have in your flock. The incubating and hatching section of the forum would be a great place for you to check out, here is the link ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/5/incubating-amp-hatching-eggs
    Wishing you the very best of luck for next time. Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
     
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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  4. MotorcycleChick

    MotorcycleChick Gone quackers

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    Hi! Welcome! We will have your flock quadrupled in no time!
     
  5. micah wotring

    micah wotring Overrun With Chickens

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    WV boy here!
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    Before you know it you will be collecting every breed you come across. [​IMG]
     
  6. dgunthner

    dgunthner New Egg

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    Our disappointing first hatch already has me wanting to have my husband go out and buy me a bunch of chicks. Our third chick that hatched yesterday died. 2 live chicks out of 12 original eggs has me really bummed out.
     
  7. micah wotring

    micah wotring Overrun With Chickens

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    WV boy here!
    Well, I hope your remaining chicks stay alive and healthy.

    There are tons of helpful articles on incubating and brooding chicks on here.

    Or, like Yorkshire Coop said
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Sorry for your hatching problems. Lots of folks don't even want to bother - they just get young chicks.
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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