Just set my Silkie Eggs! Woot!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by donnap1967, May 30, 2008.

  1. donnap1967

    donnap1967 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I set my silkie eggs from eBay about 20 minutes ago. I am already a nervous wreck! lol This is my second attempt at hatching and the first in my own homemade Miss Prissy Incubator.
    I am trying the egg carton method. There is so little room in there I hope all goes okay.

    Anyone else set eggs today?
     
  2. NewChickenMom

    NewChickenMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i set mine yesterday!!! so we'll have pips and chicks at the same time!! i also have silkie eggs, 12 of them and then 6 polish/frizzle and 5 frizzle. i'm so excited!!! i'm so glad i have someone waiting with me. when are you going to candle your eggs?
     
  3. Mycookoonest

    Mycookoonest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]I'm setting 12 silkies from Ebay too!!!!

    This is my first incubation try. I already have 12 mutt eggs in the bator from Monday.
     
  4. donnap1967

    donnap1967 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have seven silkies in mine. This is so exciting! I have been peeking in there every 10 minutes lol [​IMG]

    I am going to try to restrain myself until Day 4 to do the first candling. Maybe I will see something and maybe I won't. Might be a bit early but I think I will be losing my mind by then! I won't be able to wait any longer than that [​IMG]
     
  5. suenrob

    suenrob Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why are you guys buying your eggs from Ebay,when there are so many wonderful, honest, hard working, egg sellers right here at BYC???????????? [​IMG]
     
  6. donnap1967

    donnap1967 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Honestly, it was totally an accident.

    I was drinking coffee before work, [​IMG] my older daughter was sitting next to me, and I was showing her different pictures of various chickens on ebay. I can't help it, I like to window shop.

    She begged me to bid on silkies and I bid thinking I would never win. Other people were bidding, I was heading to work for the day and wouldn't be home when it ended. I was sure I would be outbid.

    I was actually thinking of ordering some from MPC.

    Anyway, I came home from work and there in my email...I won the auction! lol [​IMG] So there it is....my confession.

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    I did ask someone from BYC about some white silkie eggs. The ones in the bator now are splash. This is my first time using the homemade bator so if all goes well with this group I hope to get some whites from her.
     
  7. donnap1967

    donnap1967 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] Looks like we have our silkie waiting crew! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. Vamp-A-Billy Princess

    Vamp-A-Billy Princess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2008
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    you guys join my hatching crew thread! I have sizzles and polish x frizzle on day 7.
     
  9. Mycookoonest

    Mycookoonest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lets hope this is our set!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I didn't know about BYC's before hand... I guess that shows from my new eggs status;)
     
  10. suebee

    suebee Speaks Silkie Fluently

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    I'm a silkie diva and have been since '02. Don't worry about your status...I posted mainly over at the other byc board. There are some that post just to get their status up.
    Anyway, my blue and splash silkies due June 5th.[​IMG]
    Good luck![​IMG]
     

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