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Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by peggym, Aug 19, 2009.

  1. Xovan

    Xovan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please tell me that is not a typical egg from a BLRW. We have a bunch (15) coming in april. I peeked at your pics and I love your roo! Do you breed them?
     
  2. mderby48

    mderby48 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rancher, how are those babies coming? :)
     
  3. mderby48

    mderby48 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rancher, how are those babies coming? :)
     
  4. Tab's chicken obsession

    Tab's chicken obsession Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No that is not a typical egg. Any bird can have that happen and it is called a "fart" egg. That was the first time I've had one from my BLRW. I do breed them. I've gotten my birds from a few different breeders. I don't think they are as nice as what Sue bred, but I still think they are beautiful. I'm gradually improving as I breed. Here's some more pics.
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  5. happyhensny

    happyhensny Brown Barns Farm

    Now, I happen to have porcelain D'Uccles (kind of like Mille's [​IMG]) They are very cute and then you could swap with others. And we would love to have some Dels. Any chance you would like to swap hatching eggs? [​IMG]
     
  6. Tab's chicken obsession

    Tab's chicken obsession Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I only have the one left. He hatched out right about when I got rid of his parents last spring (downsized what breeds I was breeding). If anyone wants him they can have him.
     
  7. marquisella

    marquisella Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I actually don't know what the humidity is. my hygrometer always reads "low". I put them in a styro genesis the last days to hatch, and then, I do fill all the water channels full. Close the lid, the let it go. It usually reads about 60 -70 at that point.

    BTW, I have loads of white silkie chicks. Can''t keep them all! I'll be offering a few for sale soon. I wanted to wait until they were a few weeks old.
     
  8. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Chicken Obsessed

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    The hatch is done and it's 25/36. They all are doing well with the exception of perhaps four who seem tired. Late hatchers. The first few days are always rough. On me! Hoping they all do ok. There's always the runt you know.

    I'll post pics in a few days.

    I'll also be starting some more just cuz. I know there will always be takers.

    I reckon if I want a good number of these marans I'll have to do the whole incubator full. I can't understand why they are so hard at hatching. With only four hens I don't dare save eggs for more than 5 days.
     
  9. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Chicken Obsessed

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    Well now I don't have room for another breed, but I'll give you some eggs to hatch if you really want them. Just give me a couple of days warning and I'll save you some. They're laying well right now. Got two roosters in there.

    How far away are you? Might make more sense to mail them if you want to pay postage.
     
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  10. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Chicken Obsessed

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    I'll try that this next hatch and see how it goes. I did set them up in cartons this time but they still did not do well. Do you not add any water at all? I hate to admit to it but I did help one chick who seem to fill up the whole egg.
     

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