OMG, I ordered 12 and 27 Arrived!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by DawnSuiter, Jul 2, 2008.

  1. So, most of you know I've been getting setup for a dozen eggs, due to arrive today or tomorrow... well, the happy day is here!!!

    and they are neatly packaged and looking very lovely, and there are 14 instead of 12

    and so we start to unpack them and I see that underneath is ANOTHER layer of eggs...

    and we unpack THEM, and there are 13 more, for a grand total of 27 EGGS!!![​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    I'm in egg shock right this minute, total and utter egg shock:/ [​IMG]
  2. estpr13

    estpr13 Songster

    May 18, 2008
    Lexington, Ky
  3. Where did you get them? Wow!
  4. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Songster

    Aug 26, 2007
    Longmont, CO
    Oh, that's a happy kind of shock [​IMG]
  5. Lanissa86

    Lanissa86 Songster

    Mar 26, 2008
    San Antonio, TX
    ooh! What a Wonderful surprise!!! Congrats on that many!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  6. joebryant

    joebryant Crowing

    Merry Christmas!
  7. Quote:From BamaChicken [​IMG] Small Acres Poultry

    Thanks for the congrats and so forth! But OMG what am I going to do??!!!??!!! I figured a dozen would be a laid back hatch, now I feel the pressure is on?

    Do I hatch them all at once? do I split them up? do I try two different methods? do i leave them on their sides or put them in cartons to rest? so so many questions, now multiplied by 2!
  8. Parson's Wife

    Parson's Wife Blessed Abundantly

    Jan 22, 2008
    She always sends lots of extra. Her stock is great. Yes, hatch all right away!!! [​IMG]
    You can do it! I bought silkies from her....she is the best!
  9. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    LOL Bama always packed alot of eggs and I get good hatches as well. You expect maybe a good hatching about fifty percent would hatch.

    She does pack her eggs well!
  10. I don't have any sterile or new egg cartons!!! [​IMG]

    I DO have some OLD egg cartons that I was saving, they've been empty for at least a month now.. how do I sterilize them???


    I just figured with a dozen i would let them rest on their sides, but I don't have any safe place for that many eggs just rolling around [​IMG]

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