So fellow addicts , whats in your bator .... Update on my eggs page 14

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by gabrielle1976, May 12, 2009.

  1. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 21, 2009
    Columbia river gorge

    Horrible picture I know the lighting is awful but Ill try to get a better picture tammrow.
    SO cough it up everyone whats in youre bator .

    2 eggs from luckyducky there were 9 but the USPS scrambled 7
    13 EE (?) eggs from klf73 out of 15 USPS managed to break 2
    15 Silky eggs out of 15 all in good condition
    33 or so cortunix quail eggs from KellyHM lost 3 from cracks
    10 or so button quail eggs from KellyHM
    22 button eggs from rizq
    17 button eggs from shellyd

    I have a few of the quail eggs that have babies in them that I can see , a couple of those are cracked eggs so I hope them make it.
    IT all starts in about 12 days [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Last edited: May 19, 2009
  2. 92caddy

    92caddy Egg Lover

    May 18, 2007
    Portland, IN
    I got chickens, ducks, geese, turkey, quail, pheasants and EMU's, sorry I dont have a pic...............
  3. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 21, 2009
    Columbia river gorge

    Ok now you have to find a way to take pics , have a friend come over and use there camra phone and email you the pics soemthing cause with all that I gots to see.
  4. simplyscrambled

    simplyscrambled Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2009
    OMG, so at least I have company? I'm a new 'addict' lol.

    I think I've coordinated it to everything, including my new Genesis shows up for starting it up on the 20th.

    I have room for 3 hens. So I'm incubating:

    - 6 Giant Cochin
    - 6 Frizzles
    - 2 Cochin/Ameraucana/red banty cross
    - 5 lt. Brahma
    - 10+ Black Copper Maran/Welsummers/Birchen Marans/Cuckoo Marans
    - 7 EE

    [​IMG] ... [​IMG]

    I'm pretty sure I'll be able to keep at least 3 hens at my school, and another teacher wants an EE roo if I get one. And the last three are shipped eggs, so who knows how that'll go! The rest I can find homes for, although I'll probably try to sell the ones I don't keep through Craigslist first. temptation is ordering one of those Brinsea incubators that are on sale again!! [​IMG]
  5. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2009
    Northern California
    Holy cow! That's a TON of eggs! How do you rotate them all? Or candle them!?

    I've got 8 Brown Red x Lemon Blue Modern Game Bantam eggs (from very valuable parents... hope they make it!), 4 Golden Duckwing Old English Game Bantam eggs, and 4 Brown Red Modern Game Bantam eggs. I keep adding as they lay more. Got another BR MG to add, but I gotta wait for some more!
  6. wanda047

    wanda047 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 26, 2009
    Hardy, Arkansas
    I have two incubators going at once.
    16 silkie eggs
    5 silkie/araucana mixes
    7 frizzles
    9 polish
    15 wild eastern turkey
    20 EE

    I tossed 5 polish eggs last night [​IMG] ... 1 blood-ring, 4 infertile. the rest of the eggs have all been candled and doing great! Counting down the days.
  7. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 21, 2009
    Columbia river gorge
    Well as soon as I can block off the last little space in the bottom I am gonna tilt the whole bator to turn the eggs , If it was just chicken I would turn them by hand probly but the little quail eggs are a pain and I have already cracked 2 but bumping them against eatch other , So tammrow I plan on rigging something to keep all eggs where they should be for the rest of the little ones and just tilt the whole thing a bit, I was watching the turner for my other LG and it dosnt seem to turn the eggs a huge amount so I feel this will be a resanable thing to do . Wish me luck [​IMG]
  8. BorderKelpie

    BorderKelpie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 1, 2009
    outside Dallas
    I am tickled pink about my eggs:

    4 Silkies from an awesome BYCer (there were 8, but I think USPS drove over the box - 4 crushed :-( )
    16 Buckeyes
    20 Seramas
    1 EE
    and 3 goose eggs (just an experiment, but what pretty eggs they are)

    I love the huge size difference between the goose eggs and the Seramas - too funny
    Best wishes for a perfect hatch for all of us!
  9. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

    Apr 19, 2009
    Fall Creek Falls TN
    I've got 20 cochin banty eggs and 2 "mystery eggs" from my RIR roo. OMG I can't believe how cute banty chicks are. I got all of mine when they were full grown- this is soooo fun! Somebody better stop me soon!
  10. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2009
    Dillingham, Alaska
    a bunch of valley quail! only my second time hatching quail, the first ones had an EXCELLET hatch rate! wish me luck!

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