Just locked down 71 cot eggs

Discussion in 'Quail' started by TedJan92_in_Idaho, Dec 3, 2011.

  1. TedJan92_in_Idaho

    TedJan92_in_Idaho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Swapped them over to the hatcher. 71 eggs just flew all the way from Florida to North Idaho. They arrived in 17 degree weather.
    Everyone care to guess how many will make it?? I'm going to say 12 LOL
     
  2. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im hoping 71 lol
     
  3. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    Oh please say more than 12 lol! How about 13 [​IMG]

    Come on eggs show your stuff!
     
  4. navasima

    navasima Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow! 71 eggs flew all that way? How did they get those little wings through the shells? [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. TedJan92_in_Idaho

    TedJan92_in_Idaho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, actually it was 84 but 13 crash landed. [​IMG]
     
  6. navasima

    navasima Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Scrambled eggs! [​IMG]

    I'm guessing at least 17 hatch!! [​IMG]
     
  7. TedJan92_in_Idaho

    TedJan92_in_Idaho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So much for eggs that are shipped in 17 degree weather. I know the eggs never got that cold but they were really chilled. LOL
    So far about half are pipped or rocking. If I get a 50% hatch rate it will be 3 times better than any I have had with shipped eggs. When they arrived they felt like ice cubes. I placed a few on my face and they were really cold and I thought that I was wasting my time. To me its proof that cold isn't that bad on them unless they freeze.
     
  8. navasima

    navasima Chillin' With My Peeps

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    fingers and toes crossed for you!!

    (...gee, I hope they hatch soon...it's hard to do stuff like this..... [​IMG] )
     
  9. TedJan92_in_Idaho

    TedJan92_in_Idaho Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its only day 15
     
  10. navasima

    navasima Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Oh no! I made myself be stuck!!!

    BTW - made a note - always learn from the pros: When receiving eggs - check temp. with face.


    [​IMG] forgive me! Can you tell I'm a tiny bit tired today?

    I do sincerely hope you have a great hatch rate!
     

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