"Springing in the Chicks" 2016 April Hatch-a-Long Hosted by Mike & Sally

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by Sally Sunshine, Mar 3, 2016.

  1. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Sing Brightly Premium Member Project Manager

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  2. arconfederate

    arconfederate Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are being shipped. I don't know of many people in my area who have chickens. The few that I see around here seem to be mostly feed store chicks.
     
  3. SeaHen

    SeaHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I retired my incubator, have diligently collected every egg from my devious broody hens, and was planning to avoid the hatch-a-long thread altogether this year, but here I am. Three of my banty hens were pitifully setting on empty nests and I felt so sorry for them I had to give in. I bought 6 baby chicks with the intention of putting 2 under each of them, but one hen decided all the chicks belonged to her, so that plan was foiled. I gave the second and third hens back a few random barnyard eggs to incubate and figured we were done. Then, while perusing the local Craigslist farm-and-garden posts, I discovered BBS Orpington eggs for sale literally around the corner from me! So I bought 6 of those and put them under the second hen while transferring all the barnyard eggs to the third hen. Somehow I'm up 18 chickens from a week ago and obsessing over ebay hatching egg auctions! This is dangerous territory..
     
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  4. billiejw89

    billiejw89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd like to join this hatch along. I'm setting 18 serama eggs today!
     
  5. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

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    Great! Any turkeys?
     
  6. DwayneNLiz

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    Awesome! Love it!
     
  7. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

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    You have to let broody hens have eggs! It's the only proper thing to do. Welcome!
     
  8. DwayneNLiz

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    Welcome! Can't wait to see them!
     
  9. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

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    Wonderful! Welcome! [​IMG]
     
  10. billiejw89

    billiejw89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!!!
     

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