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Icelandic Chickens

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by The Sheriff, Feb 19, 2010.

  1. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    Told ya' [​IMG]
     
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Mary --I need my eggs. Are they here yet?
     
  3. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    Quote:I am DONE breeding and hatching for the season! Last batch of eggs are ready to set. [​IMG] Honestly though, they stay within their own little groups. Here they are all close because I tossed out some scratch to call them together. I keep the Icelandics and Orps penned though. As soon as I am finished with gathering their eggs, they will be out also.
     
  4. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:#1. You don't need any eggs. None of us needs eggs.

    #2. The post office isn't done kicking the box yet. You will have to be patient.

    #3. I was late getting them in the mail because the white spray paint wouldn't dry on the Stella egg.

    #4. Icelandics don't need 21 days so go ahead and set the others.

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  5. phasianidae

    phasianidae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:#3. I was late getting them in the mail because the white spray paint wouldn't dry on the Stella egg.

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  6. phasianidae

    phasianidae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a question,
    I while back in this thread, someone dropped in and said he/she would like to have some hens for eggs to eat and thought Icelandics would be a good choice. If I remember correctly the person was told to choose a different breed as all the Icelandic eggs should be used for hatching. Is this still the case? I do not want to offend anyone by asking this, I am just curios. thanks.
     
  7. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    Quote:#1. You don't need any eggs. None of us needs eggs.

    #2. The post office isn't done kicking the box yet. You will have to be patient.

    #3. I was late getting them in the mail because the white spray paint wouldn't dry on the Stella egg.

    #4. Icelandics don't need 21 days so go ahead and set the others.

    [​IMG]

    *laughing*

    *now crying*

    My long awaited turkey eggs came. Stooppid seller didnt wrap the eggs--just stuck them in a chicken egg carton figureing that'd secure them. Holy cowbells, I break turkey eggs when I put them in the fridge like that--nevermind SHIPPING them that way. Out of 12, I think 2 eggs might be hatchable. Maybe.

    It sucks because I pre-ordered them back in January, and the seller kept pushing the ship date back and back and back *le sigh*

    Oh well, I sent them an email. Most sellers try to make it right, so here's hoping for the best.

    In the mean time, I could really use some Icelandic eggs.
     
  8. thebirdguy

    thebirdguy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How am I going to survive the weekend?? If my Icelandic eggs don't come tomorrow, I'll have to wait till Monday!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Here's hoping the PO calls me in the morning... [​IMG] Their tracking website still only shows that they were notified to expect a shipment... nothing else. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    #1 I do need eggs

    #2 They better not be kicking my boxes

    #3 All the Stella eggs were saved for Laree

    #4 My other eggs aren't here yet either..


    NOW WHAT???
     
  9. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:I hope not, or I'm busted. [​IMG]

    For now, I'll be using mine for good broodies. Eventually I may get an Icelandic roo, but I can't give up my Moose boy. (welsummer) And I'm growing out barnevelders to breed also.

    ETA: And if I remember correctly (but maybe not) the person was asking about them in a confined space - which I think Mary told them they prefer to have room to roam.
     

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