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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by wheatlands, Mar 7, 2014.

  1. wheatlands

    wheatlands New Egg

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    hi, I'm a free range chicken enthusiast, I have 18 chucks and one cockerel, most of them are rescue, they range in breed from Orpington, welsummer, wyndotte and pekin bantam, also some ex batts. as I have now acquired the cockerel and two pekin bantams that I rescued from a local who was keeping them in shocking conditions, I was considering hatching some of their eggs, as they are so cute. I have purchased a small incubator and would appreciate any advice as to how to go about it. I have previously hatched some eggs as my Orpington Dolly was very broody and had the welsummer and wyndottes from her, she was a fantastic mum to them, but she is quite old now and very spoiled so don't want to put her through the raising of more chicks. I also have some ducks and a couple of turkeys, pets of course!!
    well, hello from wales uk, and I look forward to mixing with you all :)
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  4. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

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  5. herechilychiky

    herechilychiky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Wheatlands. Welcome to BYC!
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Sounds like a colorful flock - welcome to BYC.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    your cockerel must think he is in heaven - living with 18 ladies.
     
  8. wheatlands

    wheatlands New Egg

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    thank you for all your welcomes!! [​IMG] and thank you for the link to incubation, much appreciated. take care x
     

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