If I end up hatching chickens I'm going to have a fit.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by eggybritches, Oct 2, 2009.

  1. eggybritches

    eggybritches Songster

    Sep 12, 2009
    Central Florida
    When I got my runner duck eggs in the mail I said to myself, "Wow, those are small eggs." But I just shrugged my shoulders and plopped them in the incubator anyway. After candling and seeing little pointy feet kicking off the side of the egg though...

    Seriously. If these eggs turn out to be chicken eggs I will have a conniption. So just in case, who wants half a dozen chicks? lol
  2. faerielady

    faerielady Songster

    Sep 10, 2009
    I would be emailing a seller PDQ if those did turn out to be chicken eggs...
  3. poultryhaven

    poultryhaven Addicted to Seramas!

    Jan 19, 2009
    Ocala, FL
    Lol where are you located i may be intrested [​IMG] for real if you do sell them i may be.
  4. eggybritches

    eggybritches Songster

    Sep 12, 2009
    Central Florida
    Oh I will, lol, trust me.

    Hopefully they're just tiny duck eggs!

    I'm in Sarasota. [​IMG]
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Free Ranging

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    If it does turn out to be chickens instead of ducks...............that is so NOT COOL.
  6. TaLani

    TaLani ~ Gemini Chick ~

    Oct 2, 2008
    Bryson City, NC
    Maybe they're just bantam size?? [​IMG] I was born and raised in Bradenton. Ever been to the Cars and Music of Yesteryear or the Dog Track? I've been in NC for over 11yrs and love it - don't like that FL humidity.
  7. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Songster

    Jul 30, 2009
    Charlotte, NC
    Hmmm... even if they do turn out to be duck eggs, if they are chicken-sized, they really shouldn't be sold like that. It will make for small and potentially less healthy ducks. Unless you *want* bantam runners, of course, in which case it would be totally cool.

    Good luck--I'm curious to see how this turns out for you.
  8. cracking up

    cracking up Songster

    Jul 29, 2009
    So Cal
    It took me a long time to realize my runner duck was laying because her eggs are about the same size and color as my
    Ameraucanas. Bet they're ducks.

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