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My "B-Day Buffs"... 1st attempt at hatching shipped eggs !!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Suellyn, May 8, 2009.

  1. Suellyn

    Suellyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so excited, I finally went & got a set of *MUCH WANTED* buff orpington eggs from Hinkjc, who's birds I have been drooling over for months...

    I ordered 6, but she sent 2 extras [​IMG] , so have 8 total. They arrived yesterday afternoon in perfect condition thanks to the packing, I let them settle overnight and popped them into the 'bator early this morning...

    Which, by the way, was my birthday gift to myself [​IMG] !! Figured it was a good way to start my day AND my new year/age!!!

    Wish me luck, [​IMG] , I know these are "top notch eggs" as far as fertility, etc., goes, *BUT* one never knows what they may have endured via shipping... If I at least get a couple sweet hens out of this hatch, I will be VERY happy!

    My little "Broody Hen" DD Sami is already talking to them...
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  2. TerriLaChicks

    TerriLaChicks Overrun With Chickens

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    Sending you positive hatching vibes! [​IMG]
     
  3. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY. [​IMG] [​IMG] and good luck hatching. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. kysilkies

    kysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Happy birthday!

    My wife bought our first batch for my birthday also, expecting 27th or 28th!
     
  5. Suellyn

    Suellyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, all!!

    Quote:When was your b-day? 6th or 7th? [​IMG] ??

    I guess my expected hatch date is May 29th... the Friday of Memorial Day weekend. This is actually my 2ond batch, but I picked up my 1st batch, they were not shipped, so am QUITE nervous about these guys!!

    How many & what kind of eggs do you guys have?? What kind of incubator? I have an LG still air..
     
  6. kysilkies

    kysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My b-day is the 28th and I'd like to share it with them! :)
     
  7. DouglasPeeps

    DouglasPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2008
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    Yea! What a great way to celebrate your birthday! Congratulations! Hope you have a wonderful hatch! [​IMG]

    I have eggs under a broody hen that are set to hatch right around the same time as yours. WooHoo! [​IMG]
     
  8. Suellyn

    Suellyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] very cool! [​IMG]
     

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