I'm newish and about to try and incubate my 1st eggs!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Court521, Feb 24, 2017.

  1. Court521

    Court521 New Egg

    Feb 24, 2017
    Ardmore, Oklahoma
    Hello all! I am somewhat new to chickens. I had them growing up. I got my own flock started almost a year ago. 1 silkie hen, 6 bantam cochin hens and 1 bantam cochin roo. I have been doing all sorts of researching on this site and decided to join. I just received a dozen bantam cochin smooth/frizzle eggs in the mail, hoping for a decent hatch rate. Fingers crossed. Also throwing in some eggs out of my own hens. Any advice is welcome!
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! Here are a couple links you might find helpful: The Learning Center - https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center - is loaded with great articles spanning the range of chicken keeping.
    The Hatching and Incubating Forum is patrolled by some really knowledgeable folks who can assist you with any hatching questions: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/5/incubating-hatching-eggs
    And if you'd like to chat with some local poultry folks, find your state thread here and say howdy: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you
    Best wishes and thank you so much for joining BYC! [​IMG]
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  3. Court521

    Court521 New Egg

    Feb 24, 2017
    Ardmore, Oklahoma
    Awesome! Thank you so much!
  4. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Court521 [​IMG] Welcome!

    Good luck with the hatch!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
  5. N F C

    N F C home again! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Good luck with your hatch!
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Sending good hatching vibes your way [​IMG]

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