Should I buy eggs or wait it out?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by okallthis4eggs, May 25, 2012.

  1. showbarnmom

    showbarnmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you think the chick is still alive??
     
  2. BullChick

    BullChick Not who you think Premium Member

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    As long as nothing is oozing out.
     
  3. showbarnmom

    showbarnmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Everything seemed intact. Egg wasn't wet and neither was nest. The blue egg is the one I'm most anxious about and almost started crying when I saw it. *fingers crossed*
     
  4. Wishing4Wings

    Wishing4Wings Isn't it Amazing? Premium Member

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    Cheeka, sounds like you and Mylee had an ideal day. She's storing up lots of awesome memories.

    OK, a poem a day! I've been enjoying your competition with RK Broody. Can hardly stand the suspense!


    Hope you have a good hatch rate too! Are cochins really as sweet as everyone says?



     
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  5. cheeka

    cheeka Shutter Bug

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    I've had 2 bloody eggs like your photo W4W - both of them BR eggs, actually, there was a period of time when I set aside all the BR eggs for myself because I wasn't sure who's egg was whose and every day one was bloody... mostly just a spot, but often enough it was a pretty big spot... I have had zero blood spots since moving the boys to their own pen. which leads me to believe it was stress causing the broken blood vessel
     
  6. lindz8504

    lindz8504 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. I was looking through old posts and realized something. Cheeka, you look like my Spanish teacher.
     
  8. cheeka

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    Well... AL, they say we all have a double somewhere... maybe she's mine! [​IMG]

    it was chilly and rainy all day, so no free range for anyone... after work, Mylee and I spent almost 3 hours at the Library! She loved it! the children's room is superb, so many books... movies... computers with early learning programs... and a whole section with toys and puzzles. she played with everything (but the computer surprisingly), and was sweet about picking up and putting away...we read a few books on the story carpet and picked out a bunch to borrow. The Librarian brought over colored construction paper, markers, scissors that cut funky shapes and glue sticks... Mylee flashed that oh so melt your heart smile and said Thank You so sincerely... and kept chattering away (while creating) about the nice lady who gave her this great stuff! When it was time to go... she was ready - no whining... and the Librarian invited her to come back tomorrow for Story Time... so she bounced outta there all happy about coming back tomorrow! I have always loved a good Library... it's such a nice thing to do on a Sunday... it's annoying that our is closed.

    despite the nasty weather, the flock enjoyed corn on the cob, and the fun it provided getting the corns off the cob! Peach and the chicks in particular...
    We got 14 Eggs today and the 6 week old Marans chicks discovered the roost! it will be another month before Mama and 2 week old Sillie Silkie can join them...
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    when I first spotted them up there, three were up there, both the pullets and 1 cockerel... by the time I got back with the camera, the boy had hopped down. I'm sure they'll still cram under Mama for another week, but it's a start!

    and while I was gone with Mylee, the handyman finished the dining room!
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    there's a big picture window as well as the bay windows... very sunny room. I used it as my bedroom for 5 years when I bought the place.
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    the closet on the left is double but you can't see it with this angle... that is where the washer and dryer are, the closet on the right is a linen closet... big shelves - holds a king size quilt like nothing...hardwood for the high traffic areas.
     
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  9. Wishing4Wings

    Wishing4Wings Isn't it Amazing? Premium Member

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    Looks great Cheeka! When can I move in?
     
  10. cheeka

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    I need to get a storage Pod... I need to get some of the boxed stuff out of the way. I'm working on tossing or burning all the garbage and absolute crap that old BH crammed everywhere... amazing I never noticed - I mean... I know he kept lots of stuff... but going through the garage, I found last years root balls from the tomato plants! Really? keeping clods of dirt?

    I've got to go through my clothes and get rid of stuff... ugh, that's a BIG job. I hate doing laundry, and I have way too many clothes.
     

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