My first hatch

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by Jennifer1983, Nov 5, 2014.

  1. Jennifer1983

    Jennifer1983 Out Of The Brooder

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    We set 6 buff orpington eggs on November first . My 8 year old son has asked for only chickens and chicken suplies for Christmas ! I never even dreamed that I would own chicken. But how could I miss a great opportunity to teach my little guy so much . He has been so excited and even picked out the breed that would be best for us. We made our incubater and ordered the eggs online. We knew that the hatch rate of shipped eggs is lower than normal but wanted to give it a shot. To our surprise at day 4 I candeled the eggs and all six have veins !! I was amazed . Please wish us luck on our first chicken/egg adventure.[​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. Rani

    Rani Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a thrill! Be sure to post a lot of pictures for the visual learners of the world. Do you have your coop already? (You have some time). Congrats and good luck!
     
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you joined the flock. Great to hear your son interested in chickens and the hatching process there is nothing better than hatching and rearing them for yourself it's such a rewarding experience. Also great for getting kids outdoors in the fresh air.

    Wishing you the very best of luck with your eggs and hope you have a great hatch :fl

    Drop by the new member intro section to introduce yourself to everyone

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/44/new-member-introductions
     
  4. Jennifer1983

    Jennifer1983 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you so much - what started out as a project for my son has turned into such a fun family project ! I'm hooked lol
     
  5. HugHess

    HugHess Chickrack Addict

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    BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY HEALTHY HATCHING...!
    Please tell 'Little Man' we said "Good job, way to go"!!!
     

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