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Mahonri's First Annual New Year's Day Hatch/Jan 2010

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Mahonri, Nov 27, 2009.

  1. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Hi all... I'm setting up the incubator next Monday (December 7th).

    I plan on putting eggs in on the 11th of December so that I can get the first chicks of 2010.

    Anyone want to join me?
     
    Last edited: Nov 26, 2010
  2. mulia24

    mulia24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    ups, i want to, but i just give my broody hen 4 eggs i bought from market so only have small possibility to hatch.

    that's a great idea to have a new year babies. [​IMG]

    surely you'll have many to join soon. [​IMG]
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I'm hoping to put in 12 BC Marans, 6-12 W/BW Ameraucanas.. both from breeders here on BYC.

    Then I'm going to put in as many GC Marans from my hen as she'll give me between now and then as well as many W/BW Ameraucanas (up to 17-23 eggs) from my own flock.

    Should be fun.

    I'm hoping I get a better hatch rate with many of my own eggs as compared to the shipped ones.
     
  4. americana-chick

    americana-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My eggs are due december 18th.. best of luck everyone!
     
  5. Sissy

    Sissy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a great idea , A new year chickie..
    humm I am thinking ,
    but Dh is still not feeling well enough
    to allow me to be busy with hatching as I have
    a Orp. 7 days old from a hatch that the others
    didnt make it.But have my first ameraucans.
    just hatched 3 months ago.all 3 hens yahooo
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Quote:One great thing about a New Years Hatch is figuring out how old they are....
     
  7. SonshineCountry

    SonshineCountry New Egg

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    I've been looking at ways to built my own incubator. I like your idea of New Years babies. I'm in.
     
  8. call ducks

    call ducks silver appleyard addict

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    i am going to be setting in Jan [​IMG] , but i hatced one out of 57 eggs of this breed last week. it died, the breeders said he would send me more eggs in jan after the do AI. fo free [​IMG] hope you peeps have a good hatch
     
  9. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Well, my eggs for the hatch (from breeders) are paid for... so we'll get the bator out and set it up next Sunday night and run it for a few days to make certain that it's up to temp and the humidity is right.

    Who else is with me... first chicks of 2010!!!
     
  10. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Start getting the eggs set up now folks for a New Year's Day Hatch... first peeps of 2010!!!
     

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