Picking up hatching eggs today - coronation sussex!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by UGAchick, Aug 26, 2010.

  1. UGAchick

    UGAchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hit the jackpot! My local chicken guy is keeping a flock of coronation sussex that belong to his friend. In the meantime, I needed hatching eggs, so guess what I am getting?!?!?!

    Hopefully I can fit 8 under my bantam broody!
     
  2. geebs

    geebs Lovin' the Lowriders!

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    Sooooo jealous... Let me know when you are having your own to ship!!!
     
  3. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

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    WOW, Congrats! I've been looking for some chicks for the longest! Please let me know too! Have a blessed day. Nancy
     
  4. UGAchick

    UGAchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will!! First I need to figure out how to hide the rooster long enough in my backyard (chickens are illegal here) so that I can have hatching eggs!! Hopefully by next year I will be selling my own hatching eggs!!

    Yay chickens!
     
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    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

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    Okay we could do a joint project together. I'm very trustworthy and I'll even do a contract with you....Pm me! I'm serious on this... But I guess I first better pray you have a wonderful hatch! Nancy
     
  6. UGAchick

    UGAchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just picked up the eggs! 10 total, which I don't think will fit under my girl, but I will try.

    He had several coronation hens and roos running with several light sussex hens and roos, so I should get mostly light (cor hen x light roo, light hen x light roo, and cor roo x light hen), but there should be some full coronations. So excited!!
     
  7. daps2000

    daps2000 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:So ... I guess that means they are not pure coronation eggs? Ya just can't tell when they are kept together like that? Bummer ... that would have been a great deal ... but anytime you get something for free its a great deal!

    So ... did any of them hatch?
     
  8. UGAchick

    UGAchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes! Two! How early can I tell if they are coronation?
     

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