I bought some Icelandic eggs...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by freemotion, Feb 26, 2012.

  1. freemotion

    freemotion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ....and they're in the incubator now. I'm incubating my future incubators....hoping to get the broody trait solidly into my flock.
     
  2. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm considering buying some Icelandic eggs to hatch, keep us updated on how yours do. If you don't mind me asking how much did you pay for your eggs? there is someone here in Columbus Ohio selling eggs for $5 each.
     
  3. freemotion

    freemotion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    25 for $25, a bargain!
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    That is indeed a bargain. Just be certain to keep the bloodline pure. They are a landrace that needs to be preserved in it's purity... and you are correct, they are a broody lot.

    I have one Icelandic from last years Easter Hatch that still hasn't gone broody but I'm expecting it to happen. I suppose once three weeks are up, I'll end up buying 3 or 4 chicks to put underneath her.

    Good luck with your Icelandics. You won't regret it.
     
  5. freemotion

    freemotion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Seventeen hatched so far!!! More on the way!

    Pics on my blog today....
     
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