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sandspoultry's babies.....

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by Mojo Chick'n, Nov 18, 2008.

  1. Mojo Chick'n

    Mojo Chick'n Empress of Chickenville

    Heya all -

    I bought a dozen eggs (large cochin) from sandspoultry, and I just wanted to let you all know they did good. Only 3 hatched out of 14 shipped (packed wonderfully, btw) but it wasn't the egg's or Sandspoultry's fault - either the PO or My own.

    Most of them developed to a certain point (looked ready to hatch), then stopped. It was my first time hatching, so I assume it was mostly me. One died in the shell because the humidity dropped while it was hatching, and I was in bed sleeping, not watching the bator.

    They are beautiful babies - two are colored like deer - sort of reddish tan/brown, and one looks like it is black with some blue in there - might turn out to be a blue once it is done changing.

    [​IMG]

    I'll buy from them again - just maybe not til next spring [​IMG]

    Meri
     
  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Not sure what color birds they have, but if it has any blue in it it is probably a blue!
     
  3. justhatchin

    justhatchin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good job! Congradulations.[​IMG]

    [​IMG] Cute chicks!

    We all have hatches like that. The ones that didn't hach were not ment to.

    Good luck next time![​IMG]
     
  4. Jena

    Jena The Welsh Witch

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    They are so cute,

    you did good.

    Jena
     
  5. sandspoultry

    sandspoultry Everybody loves a Turkey

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    Quote:We wish you would have got more to hatch! If they developed almost to the point of hatch it was a humidity problem. Feel free to let us know when you are ready for more.

    SandS
     
  6. Mojo Chick'n

    Mojo Chick'n Empress of Chickenville

    Quote:We wish you would have got more to hatch! If they developed almost to the point of hatch it was a humidity problem. Feel free to let us know when you are ready for more.

    SandS

    Yeah. I had major problems with humidity. I bought a room humidifier for the next time to try to keep the humidty in the room a little higher.

    Meri
     
  7. sandspoultry

    sandspoultry Everybody loves a Turkey

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    Here is a picture of the red/black cochins this is a pullet
    [​IMG]



    And yes on the blue/black/splash. I have several of them.
    Sorry you did not get a better hatch, but so happy you have
    3 little ones.
    Sharon
     
  8. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    That is a pretty bird! Thank goodness my DS is asleep or he would be wanting those next!
     
  9. Crazy_For_Chickens

    Crazy_For_Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are so cute!
     
  10. Mojo Chick'n

    Mojo Chick'n Empress of Chickenville

    Quote:BYC wouldn't let me post last night [​IMG] ....

    Beautiful Chicken !!! I have two like that, woohoo!!!!

    I'll be wanting more of them, but maybe I'll wait til spring on those. It sure turned cold. I did order some buff orp eggs the other day, but I won't be surprized if they get cold in the PO.

    meri
     

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