I want to hatch more eggs...what's wrong with me?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Rosaleen, Oct 23, 2011.

  1. Rosaleen

    Rosaleen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My darling little Cochin chicks are now 8 days old and happily flitting around the brooder yet
    I am always checking out the auction site and... I have a friend who has plenty of fertile eggs for me For free (Plymouth bard rocks and Rhode Island reds). I am sso tempted to take her up on her offer...they'll be ready to lay in early spring.....oh.....what to do?
     
  2. Thomas423

    Thomas423 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't help.
    I shut down my incubators 2 weeks ago.
    Now I'm looking at eggs again.
    I swore that I would not have any babies during the winter months.
    The calculator in my brain is working overtime.
    Chicken math......
     
  3. Rosaleen

    Rosaleen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chicken math is a curse...I try not to think about it.[​IMG]
     
  4. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yeah, me too! [​IMG]
     
  5. riane'smimi

    riane'smimi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I keep telling myself that I AM TURNING THE BATOR OFF but then I keep forgetting to do it ! Every time I see a silkie egg I think " Now there is a beautiful baby waiting to be born" and into the incubator it goes.I am just hatching my own right now and I have to stop here soon or I will have chickens in my house all winter .But then again I am waiting on my polish to start laying again [​IMG]
     
  6. Faerytalefarm

    Faerytalefarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. ki4got

    ki4got Hatch-a-Holic

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    I want to hatch more eggs...what's wrong with me?

    um... not a thing. [​IMG] i'm hoping my dorkings start laying (today was first egg from my new girls). once i have 10+ i'll set a batch and [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    don't need any more mixed bantams. all 8 from first group hatched, and 9 more due to hatch this week (28th ish). plus 2 dorkings and 5 ee from shipped eggs.

    oh and did i mention my 11 freerange bantams (parents of current muttbabies/eggs), and trio of dorkings?

    chicken math? what's that? [​IMG]
     
  8. Barbedwirecat

    Barbedwirecat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nothing....and me neither. I'm with you at about 2 weeks with mine. AAAAAND I want more. As soon as these guys get fully feathered out---I'll say the opposite. Of course I DID just scrub out the spare "chicken bathroom".....

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  9. Hot2Pot

    Hot2Pot Fox Hollow Rabbitry

    Feb 1, 2010
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    I say anyone who doesn't want to hatch more chicks is abnormal! I mean, what's not to love, so sweet and fluffy! I just candled all the eggs going on lockdown tomorrow . Sadly, my Dominique eggs didn't stand the shipping and I pulled all of them. But I still have a lot of eggs in there, so in a few days it will be fluffy butt city ![​IMG]
     
  10. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    this is my first time hatching and they are due around the 8th and i already want more to hatch...oh no no no dont need any more is what i keep telling myself lol
     

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