Mahonri's 3rd Annual, BYC Easter Hatch-a-long!

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  1. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    to Mahonri's 3rd Annual, BYC Easter Hatch-a-long!

    [​IMG] Click HERE to see all the CONTESTS and PRIZES



    PLEASE REPORT THE NUMBER OF CHICKS YOU HATCHED ---->HERE

    THIS NUMBER NEEDS TO BE REPORTED BY APRIL 11TH, 2012 AT 11:59:59 PM "Mahonri time" MST.

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    GUESS HOW MANY CHICKS WE'LL HATCH! Be the closest to the number and you will win this!
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    Click the photo above to see the Mini Advance fully digital 7 egg incubator!

    Thanks to www.Brinsea.com for providing us with this great prize!


    The spreadsheet for guesses has been recorded!

    Guesses were made before 11:59:59PM on March 24th.

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    Eggs to be set by Mahonri


    TOTAL EGGS TO BE SET BY MAHONRI = 74

    #s & Breed



    16 NotAFarm ICELANDICS.......15 hatched 1 died, 14

    14 Peachick W/BW Ameraucanas.......................3
    11 WMR Blue Wheaten Ameraucanas.............3
    7 ca Rare Sulmtalers.............................6
    6 Peachick Black/Blue Sumatras.......................1
    4 Renee Project Ameraucanas......................1
    3 Renee Gold Laced Orps.............................0
    3 Renee Isabel/Porcelain Orps......................0
    3 Renee BBSM Bantam Cochins....................1
    3 Renee Small Dark Layers..........................1
    2 Renee Chocolate Eng. Orps/OEs.................0
    2 ca Sulmtaler X Ameraucanas................2


    [​IMG] Feb 19 NEWS FLASH!...........

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    Past news articles of interest.....
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    [​IMG] PLEASE FILL OUT THE participation form HERE. See the results HERE.


    [​IMG] Put yourself on the map HERE. Instructions are in the top left corner.


    [​IMG] Guess the number of eggs that will be set HERE. See results HERE.


    [​IMG] On Saturday, March 17th at high Noon (where ever you are) we set Chicken eggs... other poultry breed setting dates listed below...


    [​IMG] We want to hatch on April 7th, (the day BEFORE Easter Sunday)

    button quail: 16 days to hatch; set March 22nd
    coturnix quail: 18 days to hatch; set March 20th
    seramas: 19 days to hatch; set March 19th
    other bantam and LF: 21 days to hatch; set March 17th!
    bobwhite quail: 23 days to hatch; set March 15th
    call duck: 26 days to hatch; set March 12th
    mallard (derived) duck,goose, turkey, guinea: 28 days to hatch; set March 10th
    goose: 28 to 32 days to hatch; set March 6th -March 10th
    muscovy duck: 35 days to hatch; set March 3rd!
    emu: approx. 53 days to hatch-- (set them on February 14th!) let's hope nobody is setting emu! [​IMG]

    [​IMG] AWESOME Hatching tips and hints revealed in this thread are listed HERE.


    If you haven't done so, right now is the time to start communicating with breeders! Now is the time to get your eggs lined up, (or to pray for your girls to start laying) to have your eggs arrive by March 16th so that you can set them at High Noon (your time) on March 17th, for an April 7th Hatch! (Day before Easter Sunday) If you don't have a bator and can't plan for a broody, now is the time to get an incubator ordered or a homemade one built!

    2 years ago my Easter Hatch was entitled the "Great Blue Wheaten Ameraucana Hatch of 2010", but since it was around Easter and since I've gotten baby chicks right around Easter every year for the past 4 years, it's become a tradition. Last year in the 2nd Annual Hatch, we had over 170 participants!!! The last NYD hatch went over that amount so I guess it is because BYC continues to grow. Obviously, this HATCH-A-LONG is becoming a HUGE BYC Tradition.

    So let's start discussing! .. and planning... So far, 6 GFM's will be given out for various contests that we'll HATCH UP.... I've already had folks contact me about donating prizes, this could very well be the very BIGGEST BYC Hatch-A-Long ever and everyone is invited!!!


    Who is hatching with me???!!! [​IMG]

    Many thanks to Laree, The Sheriff, Superchemicalgirl, NotAFarm, and Kathyinmo who have consented to help me with this Hatch-a-long.



    Who is partcipating? --- 268 !!....

    1 silkie 2
    1muttsfan
    2 britts
    9Catz
    Acresofchickens
    adiclepcea
    AK Michelle
    Alycek11
    ambrosia
    annabananaandfamily
    anniesmom
    Appalachian Chickens #230
    Arielle
    Arizonachicken
    audrey02026
    AZBootzie
    azrael5748
    backroomtreasures
    bakingintherain
    BarnGoddess01
    Barred Rocker
    BBAcres
    berniezahm
    bestusnestus
    BHep
    bigdawg
    biomistake
    BirdyGirl7198
    Blkwdw

    bookerdog
    BostonBryce
    Breshcandra
    BrettMo
    brijay2
    buckabucka
    bugsaroo
    buttercup0884
    ca ---- I'll be hatching a couple of her sulmtalers!!!
    CAC
    Cadeau
    cadejenn
    CALI CHICK
    catdaddyfro
    Cattitude
    CayuseRanch
    CBarrett
    CDel
    Cedarknob
    champer
    cherylcohen
    ChestnutRidge
    chevynova
    chick-among-us
    chickaroo3
    chickenfarmer1231
    chicken fever
    Chickhick
    chickie15
    ChicksOMy123
    chico
    ChooksChick - Mahonri will be hatching a famous 'grab bag' of interesting breeds from her farm.
    coldupnorth
    Contrastphoto
    countrygirl5
    Countrygirl911
    cowchick11
    Coz74
    cpntherfan
    craz e laid e
    crazyeggs
    crazypetlady
    Cynthia12
    debrawynn
    debs_flock
    deltachick
    desertmarcy
    dinahmoe
    dkcrumly
    DDNONIN2016
    dsqard
    duck&chickencrazy
    ducks rcool329
    eaglequest
    Egghead_Jr.
    Eggcessive
    eggsdream
    emvickrey
    EnnisLakeFarm
    evygee
    failla525
    Farmerboy16
    featherz
    FLITZ
    flgardengirl
    Fuzzybird
    GA_in_GA
    galanie
    gamamachik #100!
    GJ Kate #200!
    gmolly
    Gneta831
    Granny Hoffman
    greenacre
    Grumpypantsmomma
    gryeyes
    Gvnam
    happyhensny
    hdowden
    hennypenny99
    Hillbilly Hen
    hoppy
    HortonFarms
    Hot2Pot
    Idloretta
    Idontremember
    Illia
    ItsAZOO32
    JasminesZoo
    java girl 2
    jbowyer01
    JEH1984
    jenjscott
    jenjeran... #195....
    jenlynn4
    JD4570
    Jeffross1968
    Jessshan8
    JessyeDagger
    joanie_maine
    Johndeere96
    jonespoultryfarm
    joyous
    JulieNKC
    Kagedgoddess
    karimw
    kathyinMo - (member of the Mahonri sanity patrol)
    kefiren
    kellyn ?
    kevs-chickadees
    kfchickenlady
    Kismet
    klf73
    kristip
    kvmommy
    KYTinpusher
    La Casa de Pollo
    Lady Chickadee
    LaGeniaLoca
    Laree -- my Valley of the Sun chicken bud and maker of the famous Laree Brooder!!
    Lark Rise
    LeasureChix
    Lighthouse Montesorri
    lilstar
    lincolnsilkies
    littlecreekfarm
    LlamaMama
    Lotsapaints
    LukeandAli
    luvanimals2
    Mahonri ! (that's me)
    mallory2013
    Marty1876
    mbleily
    meepitqueenie
    Melissa Rose
    Memphisjourney2seramas
    michaelinnc84
    mlmddh
    moetrout
    Mom29
    Mom 2em All
    mothrhen
    m.r.heavenlyhens
    mrheinz77
    MrsMoonCat
    mstricer
    Nazx13
    newduckie
    nightowl223
    Noncentzter
    NorthTexaschick
    NotaFarm -daily updater... and providing Mahonri Icelandic eggs.
    notinoz2007
    OldChurchEggery1
    onawhimfarm .... #80!
    Papa Brooder
    pasunset
    (Peachick)... I'm hatching some of her W/BW Ameraucanas
    pigtail21
    Pinx
    PollyC # 171... the record breaker!!
    PortoProud
    pppearl
    QuackerJackFarms
    r4eboxer
    ragerkid2
    RareBreedFancier
    rarley bored
    Razadia
    rebelINny
    rebekaram
    redhd077
    rgvchicks
    Robinsfowls
    roncrna
    ronott1
    Royd
    sager:)silkies
    SarahIrl
    sarbee 42
    sbarab
    ScaredOfShadows
    SChunn
    Scooter & Susie
    Shad64
    shelby528
    SherrieT
    Sphinx
    SierraMay
    silkymom1986
    smm429
    sonow123
    sourland
    Southernbelle
    Spangled
    SparkyCrows
    Spishkey
    Steady
    stephanie1992
    SteveH
    stillmecle
    stone_family3
    Sueg4332
    SunnyBrookeFarm
    SunnyDawn
    Superchemicalgirl - HOW could we do ANY HUGE BYC hatch without her and Laree?
    Tanichca
    tazcat70
    tbitt
    teehee
    thebirdguy
    The Chickeneer
    thechickonthehill
    ThePigeonKid
    The Pink Chicken Coop
    THE SHERIFF ! - helps keep Mahonri sane
    Thespoiledchicken
    Tiffrz-N-Kidz
    tinamommy727
    tinychicky
    tls_ranch
    trish44
    twentynine
    Vanessabuffsnsilkies
    VigilanteChick
    wannbe_chickadee
    WhiteMountainsRanch - Mahonri will be hatching her BW Ameraucanas.
    Whittni
    wholewheatchicken
    wisher1000
    wolftracks
    xChickiex
    zookeeper15133

    http://alphabetizer.flap.tv/index.php


    [​IMG] The lastest "Official list" of participants is found above. If you don't see your name on it and you want to be a part of Our Easter Hatch PM me. If I put you on twice, PM me! (I'm too tired to go through and compare again!)...

    .... if you tell us you are "in", say so in the thread or by a PM to me, and you'll be added to this list!

    Are y'all ready to [​IMG] ? ! ! !


    This will most likely be the biggest and best BYC Hatch along ever!


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    Lock down... 4-3-12

    RESULTS: First Candle 2nd candle Results__________________________________________________

    16 NotAFarm ICELANDICS 0 non-developed, 16 remain! 16 remain! 1 PIPPED ! On day 17!
    14 Peachick W/BW Ameraucanas 8 non-developed, 6 remain. 6 remain.
    11 WMR Blue Wheaten Ameraucanas 1 non-developed,10 remain -6 4 remain.
    7 ca Rare Sulmtalers 1 non-developed, 6 remain. 6 remain
    6 Peachick Black/Blue Sumatras 5 non-developed, 1 remains. 1 remains
    4 Renee Project Ameraucanas 3 non-developed, 1 remains. 1 remains
    3 Renee Gold Laced Orps 2 non-developed, 1 remains. 1 remains
    3 Renee Isabel/Porcelain Orps 2 non-developed, 1 remains -1 0 remain
    3 Renee BBSM Bantam Cochins 0 non-developed, 3 remain. 3 remain
    3 Renee Small Dark Layers 1 non-developed, 2 remain. -1 1 remains
    2 Renee Chocolate Eng. Orps/OEs 0 non-developed, 2 remain. -2 0 remain (and one is STINKY)
    2 ca Sulmtaler X Ameraucanas 0 non-developed, 2 remain. 2 remain
    74 total set. 51 remain.
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    TOTALS........................................ 23 in the can, 51 remain. -10 41 remain

     
    Last edited: Apr 11, 2012
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  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    i will try to do the hatch along if i have any eggs ready from the hens outside
     
  3. CayuseRanch

    CayuseRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm in! I have been waiting for this since I received an incubator for Christmas!
     
  4. countrygirl911

    countrygirl911 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi I am in I had a bad one last year this year I plan on having a good hatch. I now have two incubators and hope to get enough to fill both all depends if my son class has one in use then but I know I will fill up at least one and I am hopping for all silkies to be in the inxubator.
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    i'm hoping the hens keep laying like they are so i can incubat some for this hatch :)
     
  6. debs_flock

    debs_flock Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm in...........hmmmm, now what shall I cook?

    Deb
     
  7. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    if all goes well i will have some yokohama and/or pheniox (more than likely mixed but thats ok as they are just for me soon toi be seperated into their own pens)
     
  8. thebirdguy

    thebirdguy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm in!!
     
  9. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Ooh I am SO in.


    And I'll gladly offer eggs to anyone who wants to hatch some interestingly colored EE's or Polish for this hatch too. [​IMG]
     
  10. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    what color polish and how much would a dozen eggs be?


     

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