MAY 2016 "Land of the Free Because of the brave!" Hatch-a-Long Hosted by, Mike & Sally

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by Sally Sunshine, Apr 20, 2016.

  1. Chaos18

    Chaos18 Minion King Premium Member

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    Slowly Losing it......
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  2. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Sing Brightly Premium Member Project Manager

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    Sure hope so!
     
  3. BullChick

    BullChick Not who you think Premium Member

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  4. BullChick

    BullChick Not who you think Premium Member

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    Me too! [​IMG]
     
  5. BullChick

    BullChick Not who you think Premium Member

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    Marco!
     
  6. Honora

    Honora Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just hatched out chicks last month....and now one of my hens has decided to go broody under a bush. I am going to be doing a lot of traveling this summer so I really wasn't planning on hatching out any more eggs until the Fall but...should I let her hatch some eggs? I feel so sorry for her sitting there & not getting any babies.

    I am telling myself it'll be ok to let her hatch chicks if I get sex-linked ones so I can sell the cockerels right away....
     
  7. weegarden

    weegarden Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quick question. When you go into lockdown and add extra water, how long does it take for the room temp water to heat up to 99 degrees in a styrobator? Do you all typically add room temp water, or warm water? I've lost a couple right about the time I lockdown, and just want to make sure I'm not doing anything wrong.
     
  8. BullChick

    BullChick Not who you think Premium Member

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    She does the raising. I would let her have the eggs.
     
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  9. BullChick

    BullChick Not who you think Premium Member

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    You are supposed to use warm water.
    Though I doubt that is the reason for your losses.
     
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  10. Chaos18

    Chaos18 Minion King Premium Member

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    Polo!
     

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