Looks like I'm gonna need eggs!!!But not yet...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Henrietta23, Jan 20, 2008.

  1. Henrietta23

    Henrietta23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 20, 2007
    Eastern CT
    As in hatching eggs!! I found out one of the 5th grade teachers at the school where I work has hatched eggs at school before. So I emailed her yesterday and asked about the incubator. Now she's all excited to hatch at school again this spring. If I provide the eggs I get to keep the chicks. I work with a 6th grade special ed student who will love this. My son gets dropped off at the school several days a week so he will get to watch too. I get to hatch chicks, keep an eye on them all day and get the benefit of the teacher's experience. Now I have to figure out what I want for eggs. I'll have to sell or give away any roosters. We're in a fairly rural area of the state too so that shouldn't be a problem. Time to start reading the incubating and hatching threads!![​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    Got some Marans or Blue orphs or BLRW or all of them LOL I want an incubator.

    Henry
     
  3. Henrietta23

    Henrietta23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 20, 2007
    Eastern CT
    Quote:I'm sure I'll want one of my own after this. Maybe they let me take it home for the summer?
     
  4. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    Ya I might get my teacher at school to hatch a few eggs I need to check with him though OH add blue wheaton amerucanas onto that list and buckeyes I know where you can get them.

    Good luck
    Henry
     
  5. Henrietta23

    Henrietta23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 20, 2007
    Eastern CT
    Update: after talking to some of the kids at school who are know to have chickens I found that one of the boys in the class I work with has BR, RI, BO, Americauna, Speckled Sussex, SLW and Silkies. Hens and roos! I don't know if they keep them all separated or not but we have to time to look into that before we get started. Checked out the bator. It's Hova-bator 2362N. How am I ever going to make it to April???????
     
  6. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Yup, we have snagged another chicken addict [​IMG]
     
  7. Henrietta23

    Henrietta23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 20, 2007
    Eastern CT
    Quote:LOL, good, you guys caused it, you get to hear me whine for the next two months.[​IMG]
     
  8. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Go, Henrietta!!!! Sounds like you've hit the motherlode!!!! April is way too far off. Besides, that incubator hasn't been used in a while. I'm thinking it needs a test run so that you can be sure the kids get a successful hatch when you use it in the classroom. Don't you think it would be in everyones best interest if you volunteered to make sure the bator is working correctly by hatching a test-batch in it??? [​IMG]

    Lori
     
  9. Henrietta23

    Henrietta23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 20, 2007
    Eastern CT
    Quote:Can't say that hasn't crossed my mind.......
    need a smiley with a halo:cool:
     
  10. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well, you can just tell the teacher with the incubator that you have consulted with an entire group of hatching "experts" and that we strongly advised a test-run of that bator!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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