So much bubble wrap!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Corey NC, Nov 15, 2007.

  1. Corey NC

    Corey NC Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina

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    Ok my 18 eggs from Cyn arrived safe and sound as well as my 25 serama eggs from Frank. They are resting pointy end down for the night.


    The Serama eggs are soooooo little, I am worried that they will be too little to fit in the bator. Some of the Serama eggs have some blood on them should I wipe them off or leave them as they are?

    Here is one of the serama eggs compared to a Lexie egg and a quarter.


    43 eggs......43 EGGS!!! thats a lot of eggs......thats a lot of roosters.....Oh boy what have I gotten myself into!

    I am so excited.

    Last edited: Nov 15, 2007
  2. ae50mag

    ae50mag Songster

    they ones with blood marks on them are a group of hens that don't lay alot, they are a little young.. i threw those in as extras, freebies. if they hatch they should make some very nice chicks.. i leave the blood marks on as long as it is not to much. you should not have to many of those.

    ps. were the eggs in good shape, any broken ??

  3. Heidi

    Heidi Songster

    Mar 18, 2007
    Northwest Michigan
    And the count down begins - well, tomorrow when you get them in the bator. [​IMG]
  4. Corey NC

    Corey NC Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    They all arrived in perfect condition. I am so excited, I tried hatching serama eggs before with no luck. what class would you place these guys in?
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    I'm glad they didn't take three days like last time! Three days in-state is ridiculous for Priority Mail! (I mailed them from the Culberson, NC P.O. to Corey just a few hours away) For that matter, they should have gotten there overnight! Out of curiosity, did they call you or deliver them?
    Corey, I hope the three BR eggs have a chance. I have had to separate Hawkeye twice for a few days at a time because of several girls making his wattles bleed. He goes right back to Lexie every time and he wasn't separated long enough for her to become infertile, but I wanted you to know. I have one of her eggs on Day 5 in my own bator and it's candling fertile, so they should be fine.
  6. Corey NC

    Corey NC Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    Nope they didn't call [​IMG] .

    The serama eggs are definetly too small for my bator. Could I put something in the holders to make them fit better? I was thinking something like the packing material they cam in but would it melt? It is that synthetic fluffy stuff like you would use to stuff a pillow.
  7. hsm5grls

    hsm5grls Songster

    Oct 3, 2007
    I am so glad you posted pics. of eggs in there package so I could see how they should be packaged. (future reference) I had never ordered eggs before so wasn't sure what normal packaging should look like.
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Corey, just some polyfil stuff like quilt batting shouldn't melt unless your bator goes haywire. Remember that incubating temps aren't much higher than body temp.
  9. Corey NC

    Corey NC Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    Sounds good that is what I'll do. : )
  10. 3peeps

    3peeps Songster

    Jul 4, 2007
    Look at that fantastic packaging job! And the nicely marked do a good business Cyn. I work at an art gallery that specializes in glass, and I wish all the artists were as careful with their shipments and you apparently are. Those boxes can go through h*ll and back by the time they reach their destination.

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