Setting Eggs 12/28 - Hatching Buddies?

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by DraigAthar, Dec 26, 2012.

  1. DraigAthar

    DraigAthar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, I'm starting way earlier than I intended with my hatches this winter! I was going to wait until March, but I have one hen in particular who has NEVER let a roo on her before, and all of a sudden she decided one of our newer roos was acceptable and she has fertile eggs, haha! She also tends to go broody at the drop of a hat, so I figured I'd better collect some of her eggs and set them, before I lose the chance. I'm planning to set eggs this Friday evening, 12/28/12, which would give me a hatch date of 1/19/13. Anyone want to hatch-along? I've moved my entire spring hatch schedule up a bit to accommodate my one silly hen, that's how much of a crazy chicken lady I have become. ;)

    Come join in, tell us what you're hatching! How many eggs, what breed(s), what incubator, whatever you want!
     
  2. Pancholoco

    Pancholoco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm waiting for 24 eggs for this Friday or Saturday maybe we will set at same date. Who knows?[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  3. DraigAthar

    DraigAthar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay! What will you be setting?
     
  4. Pancholoco

    Pancholoco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Black cooper maras, cream leg bars and silver penciled plymouth rocks.
     
  5. DraigAthar

    DraigAthar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ooh, that sounds like a nice mix! I'll be setting a few Dominiques, Dominique/Australorp crosses, and a weird cross between a salmon faverolle and a mystery silkie cross. Ought to be interesting. :)
     
  6. Pancholoco

    Pancholoco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. I don't know too much of chickens but I'm reading all over this forum. A lot of info here, I like chickens and old trucks.
     
  7. Roxannemc

    Roxannemc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im a little earlier than you but set some Dec 24
    . Doesnt seem anyone was so dumb as to order to come on Dec 24 like me...!!! Im on a few hatch threads but doesnt seem like many are set around the day i did .
    It is exciting to hatch when someone else is too.
    Hope its ok to join.[​IMG]

    Lavender Orps and White Orps.due Jan 14th.
    Genesis incubator

    Set same day as arrived as they had been on the road about 4 or 5 days. Let set out room temp 12 hours then in bator 12 hours then layed a few down rest are still in the carton sitting Doing a trial on a few of my hatches on up and down incubating see which i like best
    .Been hearing to not turn for a week so i am doing that too
    .Supposed to get a little better hatch and i am for anything for a better hatch of shipped eggs...
     
  8. eggorthechicken

    eggorthechicken The Henabler

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    I should be setting this weekend. I will be setting lav orps, marans, and cochins that I purchased and a few of my own that are seramas, silkie cross, faverolles and cochin cross in a genesis and brinsea mini.
     
  9. Roxannemc

    Roxannemc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well this will be fun...I have learned so very much just on the hatching threads. from other hatchers...Misery loves company i guess haha
     
  10. Roxannemc

    Roxannemc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have lav orps in too. Seramas are so cute.One day i will hatch some .Heard they are hard to hatch though How well do you do with your own?.
     

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