Late Feburary-Early March 2016 Hatch-A-Long!

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by MadamPoofyBrow, Feb 5, 2016.

  1. This is my first time

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  2. Two

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  3. Three

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  4. Four or five

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  5. Five to ten

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  6. Ten to twenty

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  7. Twenty to fifty

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  8. Fifty or more

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  1. Em Ty

    Em Ty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hate to have to point this out, but they won't have much meat on them by Easter ;)
     
  2. NTBugtraq

    NTBugtraq ex-Surgeon General

    Lolz, my turkeys will hatch around Easter, so even less meat.
     
  3. freejpony

    freejpony Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hatched out some turkeys last year with the intention to butcher them in the fall. They all turned into pets except the tom who turned out mean. I have 3 hens now and they are just starting to lay. Turkey eggs make the BEST omelets and scrambled eggs. I will probably let the hens hatch out some chicken or duck eggs when they go broody.
     
  4. k5crew

    k5crew Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well it has been an exciting day! We have 6 new babies. All are under our Mama Blur. She is so happy and wouldn't even get up to eat today. 9 eggs still waiting, one has a pip hole. More waiting!!!
     
  5. KeyFlock

    KeyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay! [​IMG]
     
  6. JadedPhoenix

    JadedPhoenix Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. JadedPhoenix

    JadedPhoenix Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. Morigen

    Morigen Out Of The Brooder

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    Day 11 update:

    Out of 19 chocolate orpington eggs set (that traveled usps from California to Arkansas):

    8 appear clear
    6 have huge misshapen air cells. (I understand the term saddle-shaped very well now)
    5 look great.

    Weighed them all as well, and weight loss is right where it should be.

    This is my 3rd time hatching, and my first time for shipped eggs. I knew it was risky getting shipped eggs.

    Right now I am expecting that none of the clear eggs will hatch. I am also expecting at least 4 of the good ones will hatch.

    As for the saddle shaped ones, I have no idea. Anyone here had experience in hatching shipped eggs that could give me an idea (roughly) of the odds of those eggs hatching?
     
  9. butterfliesdoku

    butterfliesdoku Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Day 20 1/2 update!:
    4 chicks out
    1 zip
    9 pips
    So far I have two black chicks, 1 chipmunk chick and 1 yellow.
     
  10. KeyFlock

    KeyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have any pictures? We love pictures :)
     

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