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Incubating for the first time

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by FARMCHICKY, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. FARMCHICKY

    FARMCHICKY Hatching

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    Hello ALL!!! I'm excited to be a new BYC member!! I am a seasoned chick grower....when they are a day or two old when I first get them. I now have found myself to have only big, fat, lazy hens that won't brood ;) I am going to hatch my own. I am soooo excited but I want to make sure that I do things right!! I will be turning the eggs by hand. Thanks to everyone!!!
     

  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Lots of people get silkies as they are real broody machines- you could put other breed eggs under them and bypass incubators. Mama hens know best. There are other breeds as well they frequently go broody.
     
  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. :thumbsup
     
  5. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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  6. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     

  7. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Good luck with your incubation, and welcome to BYC.
     

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