In 2009 I incubated about (how many?) eggs.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by topeka, Dec 31, 2009.

  1. topeka

    topeka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just curious!
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Sorry, I didn't keep track.
     
  3. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    Probably around 400. Nowhere NEAR that many hatched, maybe only about a hundred.
     
  4. panner123

    panner123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Between the hatches for the different classrooms app. 4000 eggs. And another 1000 for grand kids, neighborhood kids and myself. Looks like a total of about 5000 eggs. Sure didn't seem like that many while they were hatching. I am sure it will be many times that this year.
     
  5. chickenlittle32

    chickenlittle32 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Can I just say ALOT? Didn't keep track...hubby made me an incubator in August and it has not shut off since then....
     
  6. Frenchy chick

    Frenchy chick Out Of The Brooder

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    27 eggs total. First hatch 15 eggs...6 chicks....3 roosters had to go. 2nd hatch 12 eggs...6 chicks...5 of them died in tragic accident...now ....4 hens from hatching. Can't wait for spring! [​IMG]
     
  7. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Total for me hatched in 2009:

    Feb. 21s 12

    Apr. 25th 12

    Dec 31st 2

    Total Hatched 26
     
  8. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    Quote:Are you kidding me???? Holy cow! What do you do with 5000 chicks?
     
  9. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

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    Including guineas and turkeys and geese and regular chicken types,,,,,, about 1500 eggs......That's a guesstimate.

    This year, I must keep better records..

    Love to see those babies!
     
  10. panner123

    panner123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Are you kidding me???? Holy cow! What do you do with 5000 chicks?

    As stated under your handle "nothing in moderation".
    All of the chicks hatched in the classrooms went home with the students.
    I live in area that all the kids want and have farm critters, takes care of another 700 or so. Then there are my grand kids another 100 or so. Then we have fried chicken, roast chicken, chicken soup and so on another 100. The rest is sold or traded.
    When you look at it that way it doesn't seem like many.
    I keep 9 bators with 36 eggs in each going every month of the school year. Which I had another dozen.
    If you have a child or grand child in school, ask the teacher if you can hatch some eggs in their class. The look on the children's faces when they see the baby chicks will make you do it over & over.
    You get to hatch all those eggs and not worry about taking care of them.
     

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