setting eggs on Thurs. Hatch date Feb 4th-who's with me??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sonew123, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Here I go again:) The eggs should arrive-sit for 24 hours then in bator I have yet to bleach tonight! WHos with me and what are you hatching ( how many eggs?)

    I have white orps 6
    buff orps 6
    jubilee orps a few
    FBCM 6 few
    Amaracaunas a few
    Aracaunas 3 few
    split lav silkies I have 3 I collected hoping for another 3-4 before Thursday night-
    white silkie eggs a few
    2 mystery eggs from shipper

    phew thats it for this hatch I only ordered 3-6 eggs of each because of costs so Im praying PRAYING to get a 1 roo and 1 pullet from each group-Im not expecting much am I?? LOL
     
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  2. blessedchickenmama7

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    Well, not in this hatch, but following!
     
  3. sonew123

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    Quote:sweet-that will be so cool to do it together!!! Ill do another after this next batch is done-Im shooting for all silkie eggs-by then my pure standard cochin breeders will be pure so those will go in too:) dang maybe more olive eggs and EE's too...I need to stop I tell yah--you need to slap MY HAND!!!
     
  4. blessedchickenmama7

    blessedchickenmama7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want to get more from you when I get done with this batch.

    I read some where that as chicks develop they can cause the fluctuations in temp in a bator. Have you heard that? I looked at so much stuff I can't remember where I saw it. Did you see my thread about the oozer? Tell me what you think.
     
  5. sonew123

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    Quote:I did read that-Im a reader too LOL... also when they hatch out the humidity shoot ups from all the moisture in the egg and on the chick-
     
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    Quote:you just need to tell me what you want so I dont sell them off...Im such a dork I sold half the stuff I wanted to set this Thursday!!! I just sent out 9 olive eggs today:) I just feel so good selling off all eggs I get from the "girls" at least they are being used to make babies and not eaten. I eat all the brown eggs but never the blues/greens/olive/silkies-and now notthe cochin pen either That roo in there is 11-12 lbs and such a sweet boy..
     
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    Quote:you just need to tell me what you want so I dont sell them off...Im such a dork I sold half the stuff I wanted to set this Thursday!!! I just sent out 9 olive eggs today:) I just feel so good selling off all eggs I get from the "girls" at least they are being used to make babies and not eaten. I eat all the brown eggs but never the blues/greens/olive/silkies-and now notthe cochin pen either That roo in there is 11-12 lbs and such a sweet boy..

    I want to see what hatches, if anything does after the temp thing from the hatch I have going now. Today was day 6. But I definitely want some more olives. And probably some silkies. I've never had them but reading about their natural broodiness, I want some. I would love to hatch some babies out naturally, too.
     
  8. sonew123

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    Quote:you just need to tell me what you want so I dont sell them off...Im such a dork I sold half the stuff I wanted to set this Thursday!!! I just sent out 9 olive eggs today:) I just feel so good selling off all eggs I get from the "girls" at least they are being used to make babies and not eaten. I eat all the brown eggs but never the blues/greens/olive/silkies-and now notthe cochin pen either That roo in there is 11-12 lbs and such a sweet boy..

    I want to see what hatches, if anything does after the temp thing from the hatch I have going now. Today was day 6. But I definitely want some more olives. And probably some silkies. I've never had them but reading about their natural broodiness, I want some. I would love to hatch some babies out naturally, too.

    well let me tell you my best silkie girl has gone broody twice in the last 6 months-she's my best egg layer:-( SO everyday I just pick her up and hope and pray there is and egg or two under her! somedays yes-somedays -like today-nope:-( Im taking all her eggs until Thursday to hatch.
     
  9. Barred Rocker

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    I've got a silkie/RIR that's gone first time broody so I stuck some of my BR and BO eggs under her. I have no idea if anythings going to come of it. They just started laying a few weeks ago. When I cracked a few some were fertile some weren't. We'll see if anything happens on Feb 2!
     
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    Quote:thats cool-I have yet to use a broody..I think If I do Ill wait till summer-usually by summer Im done hatching and incubting though..
     

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