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. Jessimom

    Jessimom Cats Rule Dogs Drool

    Aug 21, 2009
    Southern California

    I am so sorry about the job loss!! I hope this door closing opens up a door with bigger and better.
  2. Blooie

    Blooie Team Spina Bifida Premium Member

    Feb 25, 2014
    Northwestern Wyoming
    My Coop
    Deleted...wrong thread. Sorry
    Last edited: Apr 29, 2016
  3. sasafras4u2

    sasafras4u2 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

    Mar 19, 2016
    My Coop
    Checked my eggs tonight saw movement, movement,movement!
  4. Hirad

    Hirad Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2016
    Did a candle tonight because I noticed an odor coming from the bator.
    Found the culprit, also found another obvious dud and another with a crack.
    I also believe 2 more might be quitters but I'll give them a few more days to be sure.
    The 2 with the floating air cells are still going strong and the embryos I could see have started wiggling. I'm just hoping something hatches.
  5. cabinchicky

    cabinchicky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 8, 2013
    Sally hello! I will have a mixed bunch hatch. EE roosters over EE, Light Brahma, Blue Cochin and Speckled Sussex hens. Currently looking for hatching eggs for Light or Dark Brahmas, LF Blue Cochin and Blue Jersey Giant. I have room yet but have older girls who need replacing in my laying bunch.
  6. DwayneNLiz

    DwayneNLiz ...lost... Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2013

    Glad you found the duds! Good luck on the rest, fingers crossed!!
  7. DwayneNLiz

    DwayneNLiz ...lost... Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2013
    Happy Saturday Everyone!!! Good morning!!
  8. weegarden

    weegarden Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 17, 2014
    I'm in, I'm in, and I'm so Eggscited!!!! I am really looking forward to this month. My beautiful blue silkie Princess, FINALLY, gave me a couple of eggs to hatch! She is older, and some have very thin shells, but one definitely has a nice strong baby inside!!! I NEED that chick to hatch!!!

    And...I have exchanged my beautiful black Ameraucana rooster, who was not doing his job, with an even more beautiful black Ameraucana rooster (he's been daddy to some amazing potential National show winners,) and I can't wait for my first babies from him!!!

    I have three batches going at the moment that are a combo of silkies, and rocks, and I will be adding Ameraucana's to the incubators ASAP.

    Here is what I have set so far:

    18 due to hatch on May 3rd: 7 rocks, 8 blue silkies, 3 of her white silkies

    More due to hatch on May 10th, including one from Princess my gorgeous prize winning older silkie!

    Infertiles due May 16th. These are a test batch to confirm that my 8 year old Easter Egger rooster is truly infertile and ready to be put out to pasture ( mom likely none of these will hatch, and I will pitch after candling on the 5th.

    More due to hatch on May 17 and 18th.

    Thanks so much for feeding my addiction! I am just thrilled to be part of another Hatch-a-long!!!!! My very first one in April was a blast!!!!!!!
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  9. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

    Aug 14, 2010
    Hardy Township, OH
    Welcome! Sounds like you have a full of hatching!


    Welcome! I have my first guinea ever in the incubator now, they are on day 16. All the contests currently open are for all BYC members, so certainly we can join them. And you are certainly welcome to chat on the thread.

    Oh no. I am sorry. I hope you are able to find another job soon.


    Glad you found it.

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    Welcome! You are going to have a busy May with chicks too!
  10. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

    Aug 14, 2010
    Hardy Township, OH
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