Just locked down and a new broody :-)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by justmeandtheflock, May 14, 2010.

  1. justmeandtheflock

    justmeandtheflock Overrun with ducklings :)

    May 27, 2009
    NW NJ
    I just locked down 11 of my own silver phoenix over olive eggers and 6 silkie eggs [​IMG] The olive eggers were in the fridge for a while before I set them and I had a 16 hour power outage last weekend [​IMG] I left the silkie eggs in thier coop for a while hoping she would go broody but gave up and set them with the olive eggers. I have 4 more silkie eggs due next week.

    Yesterday I came home to find the silkie went broody so I let her have 3 eggs that were fresh and 5 that had been in the bator for 3 days (all her own eggs) along with my 21 bantam lavendar ameraucana eggs. This is her 1st time and she just started laying at the beginnning of April so we will see how it goes. She seems determined so far. Just peeked at the ameraucana's in bator #2 and 18 of those look great, I see veins and embies in there.

    What am I going to do with all of these chicks??? Have I lost my mind??? [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    Columbus,IN
    Awesome .. And yes you have lost your mind..But atleast here you have company>>>> [​IMG]
     
  3. justmeandtheflock

    justmeandtheflock Overrun with ducklings :)

    May 27, 2009
    NW NJ
    I have my 1st pip in a silky egg [​IMG] but it's in the wrong end [​IMG] Right on time though so [​IMG] Hopefully I will have some fulffy butts in the am or when I get home from work tomorrow [​IMG] Anyone else? I bet there is probably already a thead [​IMG]
     

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