Pennsylvania!! Unite!!

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by LeBlackbird, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. heatherscooby77

    heatherscooby77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Already have one, time to go spraying!!! Thanks for the info :)

     
  2. southdakota

    southdakota Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also use that foamy hand soap, not sure why the soap kills them, but it does.
     
  3. beaglady

    beaglady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it was because they were shipped eggs. When I used to have more than a few cuckoo marans and hatched them, I had a pretty good hatch rate.
     
  4. sharron

    sharron Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i don't know about the being shipped makes them harder to hatch, i started out with shipped black coppers, thats how i got my start in the marans, hatching my own eggs now, still sometimes hard, the hardest egg i have ever seen to hatch is the brahma's, out of eight eggs, if i hadn't chipped the egg and helped the chicks out i would have lost three of the five chicks [​IMG]
     
  5. charmedbychickens

    charmedbychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good to know! I got woken up last night by one crawling on my ear. Needless to say, I swatted at it because I was half asleep and ended up with a stinky ear. I was up a lot earlier than usual this morning. [​IMG]
     
  6. mama2my4

    mama2my4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok y'all. How do I get NPIP certified? And does anyone know how I find out about becoming a tester?
     
  7. aukuma

    aukuma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I called the state ag department and received my information and application last week. There was a card attached for Nan Hanshaw 717.772.2852
     
  8. sharron

    sharron Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok, i checked, the chicken swap at murrysville, delmont is at central tractor suppy , the first sunday in may, starts at 8 am altho the one time we went, people didn't start coming to set up til around 9, guess most of them like to sleep in[​IMG]

     
  9. Blarneyeggs

    Blarneyeggs Overrun With Chickens

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    I also had a really hard time hatching BBS Orps. Got 3 out of 12 ~ the eggs were not shipped, so go figure.

    I would LOVE a splash pullet. I hope to get more eggs soon, am LOVING the type on my Blacks.
     
  10. mama2my4

    mama2my4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks!
     

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