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. draye

    draye Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll try to remember to come back and tell how it turns out. I'll have to wait a few weeks to be able to tell for sure what the sex really is. I know the feeling of wanting which ever. This past hatch I was hoping for a cockerel myself from my 1/2 Black Jersey Giant NN hen. I got two offspring but they are both looking like pullets.
     
  2. Chicken girl 15

    Chicken girl 15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    41 set 7 days ago. 39 looking great so far. 2 I can't really tell the eggs are a bit dark in color.

    I have 8 RIR hens, 5 white leghorn hens, 5 black astrolorp hens. They have 3 husband's. 1 silver spitzhauben, 1 gold spitzhauben and 1 lavender orpington. All the kids are 11-13 months and very happy healthy bug eating machines. I'm not sure what I will have in the end but I'm getting crazy excited! !! 14 day until fuzzy butts. 11 until lockdown.

    Oh and forgot to say, this is my first incubating run. I just got my LG bator from TSC 7 days ago.

    Any tips or a vice welcome.
     
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  3. DwayneNLiz

    DwayneNLiz ...lost... Premium Member

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    Good luck!!! (Sorry no advice)
     
  4. wabbit1964

    wabbit1964 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Coop
    5/5 Turkey eggs looking good for May 5th
    8/13 runner ducks looking good for May 14th
    3/8 Royal Palm Turkey eggs looking good for May 14th.

    and more eggs coming so I will be setting some Chickens for May as well. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  5. MotorcycleChick

    MotorcycleChick Gone quackers

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    Is this normal when the eggs are being incubated horizontally? I'm assuming it is, but just want to be sure.
     
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  6. Chaos18

    Chaos18 Minion King Premium Member

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    Slowly Losing it......
    I think it is.
     
  7. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

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    Good luck! I hope the cockerel to putter ratio switches for you soon!

     
  8. Chaos18

    Chaos18 Minion King Premium Member

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    Here's some advice and/or a tip. Read the Hatching 101 article put together by Sally.

    Hatching Eggs 101 CLICK HERE
     
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  9. MotorcycleChick

    MotorcycleChick Gone quackers

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    Well, if you think it is, it must not be!
     
  10. Chaos18

    Chaos18 Minion King Premium Member

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    Slowly Losing it......
    Quick smash all the eggs and destroy the evidence!!!!!
     

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