PATTY I have babies!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by herechickchick, Dec 8, 2008.

  1. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    Well I have 2 EE/Marans cross babies. They are solid black with single combs and feathers shanks. The little buggers hatched early and they were sitting in the egg turner this morning. I will keep you posted.
     
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I'm not Patty, but I wanted to do a happy dance for you. [​IMG] [​IMG] Congrats on your peeps! [​IMG]
     
  3. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    Thanks Jody!
     
  4. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    Patty LOOK!
     
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    Katy Flock Mistress

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  6. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    That is GREAT!!! I am guessing if they are solid black... two pullets??? maybe? I sure hope so! In the batch I hatched about half had pea combs, and half did not. Still, hopefully they will lay gorgeous olive eggs for you! Plus you could cross them back to a cuckoo marans to get back to barred and a darker egg. You would have to go back to EE or Ameraucana to get the pea comb look though... I am SO happy something came from it! Congratulations!!! post pics!
     
  7. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    I am thinking 2 girls too! YEAH!!! I want to send you some money lady! At least to cover the shipping. Please [​IMG]
     
  8. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    I PM'd you my paypal... I am glad some made it all the way to hatching. Since they were collected over time, from just one hen, I had my doubts that many would be fertile by the time I gathered eight and shipped them. How do you think the sawdust was for padding/insulation? If you had me to do it over would you have rathered I used styrofoam peanuts? This is the first and only eggs I ever shipped, so any helpful critique is appreciated.
     
  9. onthespot

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    Hey, when these chicks I have grow up, I have a pea combed (looks like a) roo chick that I want to cross back on the hen. Can I send you more eggs when that cross happens?

    Edit to add, he is a pea combed barred chick. at least i HOPE it is a roo.
     
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  10. shelleyb1969

    shelleyb1969 Star Bright Farm

    Congrats on the new chicks! [​IMG]
    We must have pics please! [​IMG]
     

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