Need Help!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by IteachKinder, Mar 29, 2019.

  1. IteachKinder

    IteachKinder In the Brooder

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    Hi, My name is Gena and I've been hatching chickens for 7 years. We do this each year at my current school and this year we're having problems locating fertilized chicken eggs near Los Angeles. Apparently rats ate the eggs that were set aside for our kindergarten class. We're looking for a place we can pick up eggs ASAP.
    We've known about BYC for years and look for advice each year when we worry about our incubator. I have improved each year with my own hatch rate and hate to see them go. I have thought about keeping the chicks and making a coop in the backyard but worried that my two dogs would eat them.
    A little about me - I'm a teacher and my husband is as well. We have 2 boys one in college and the other in high school. My younger one has said that at some point he wants us to get matching chicken tattoos - we'll see if we actually go through with it. If we do I'll post it.
    Would appreciate any help anyone can give.
    Thanks so much and appreciate being part of the community!
     
  2. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Cyprinus carpio

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  3. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Enabler

    Hello, and welcome! Glad that you joined us! I hope that you will be able to find the hatching egg's that you need this year for your class.
     
  4. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello, Gena, and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    I'm on the other side of the country and I've never hatched any eggs. Sorry, I can't be of any help to you. Good luck though.
     
  5. IteachKinder

    IteachKinder In the Brooder

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    Thanks!
     
  6. IteachKinder

    IteachKinder In the Brooder

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  7. Meg-in-MT

    Meg-in-MT Crossing the Road

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    Hello! Welcome to BYC!! :frow

    Feel free to check out the links below for some interesting reading. Good luck on your adventures!
     
  8. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful

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    WELCOME! Get some chickens of your own! You need to get some chickens! You know you need to finally get some chickens! Glad you joined. We do..not..consider ourselves enablers...ever. :D
     
  9. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Enabler

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    Welcome :welcome Check your state site, someone may be able to help locate fertilized eggs
     
  10. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hello Gena and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us.

    This is a useful link of BYC guides to take a look at announcements-feedback-issues-guides.3 I’d suggest including your location using the guide in the link. You can use this link to contact members in your area - Find your State's thread.

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
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