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I a lil excited

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by bob869007, Apr 27, 2017.

  1. bob869007

    bob869007 Out Of The Brooder

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    We are hatching some eggs for the first time. I have a total of 9 eggs under 2 hens just to see what happens. I put clean fertile eggs them 5 OEG and 4 RIR. We have had laying hens for 20 years and never bred any chickens so this is exciting.

    The best part is I just ordered some Rhode Island Reds from Dick Horstman and some Buckeyes from Travis Anders. @tandersphoenix

    The cool part is my family came over from Europe between the 1890s and 1920. These birds have a longer American heritage than I do and I spent 20 years in the Navy. How, funny is that!?
     
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  2. emmaellis111

    emmaellis111 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so excited for you. Bet you feel like it's xmas again lol. How long have the 2 hens been sitting ? X
     
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  3. bob869007

    bob869007 Out Of The Brooder

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    Right at 2 weeks now. It'll be interesting. I'm hoping for a couple more OEG hens. I have the Brown breasted black reds. They look horrible coming out of the molt
     
  4. emmaellis111

    emmaellis111 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You havent got long to wait now [​IMG]. I only have seramas I've never seen a brown breasted black red before. I might have to Google it lol x
     
  5. bob869007

    bob869007 Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh and I ordered what I need for a coolerbator too. They are beautiful birds
     
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  6. bob869007

    bob869007 Out Of The Brooder

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    Apparently, I marked the wrong day on my calendar. They started hatching yesterday. 4 so far :)
     
  7. emmaellis111

    emmaellis111 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Owww.. good luck with the hatch [​IMG] send some pics when they hatch. I'm excited lol x
     

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