The 7th Annual BYC Easter Hatch-A-Long!

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by Happy Chooks, Jan 20, 2016.

  1. Wickedchicken6

    Wickedchicken6 Si vis pacem, parabellum

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    Me too!!! [​IMG]

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  2. tracyjg

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    I was on one of the hatch a longs a while back ago. But I am trying to do something different and it's not working. We have chickens with a backward gene with intestines / umbilical issues in male gene. I have recently gotten two female ducks to brood the chicken eggs and duck eggs outside in there pen. It's not working on duck and chicken eggs know one second hatch trying to do it these way. We keep getting ants when egg breaks of goo in the nest some have life why most have goo none have hatched. Ducks go broody fast . Just moved male drake so he doesn't cause an issue for eggs. They where do on 1st 2016 these hatch. Weather has been wet and hot. Duck throw one egg in water Went out to duck nest a few hrs ago I saw one cracking open. Went out there now and saw it floating the egg in pool. There was no life in water or around them. The egg had yolk in it some was able to grab two eggs she allowed me to touch. I didn't see vains in it or any thing moving. I drew lines on it out lines I saw. Marked it 1-2 with a pencil. But I did see ants in nest again. I will lay ditmacious earth soon as partner comes home . So he can hold snowflake and hope. So I don't get bit.
     
  3. TrueStockFarms

    TrueStockFarms In the Brooder

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    I'd like to join! This will be my first year hatching and I will be hatching duck eggs!!
     
  4. GitaBooks

    GitaBooks Crowing

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    Sounds awesome!! : )

    I think this is last Easter hatch-a-long though. I'm sure you can find an August HAL on the forum though, and you can join there. I've got some chicks hatching right now actually!

    Best of luck!
     
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  5. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator

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    Here is an August hatch a long that you join ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1121246/august-2016-hatch-a-long/0_30
    Good luck with your duck eggs!



    Chicks hatching :clap
    Good luck with them :fl
     
  6. deserteggs22

    deserteggs22 Songster

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    Is anyone getting eggs yet?
     
  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

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    Sold all my Easter pullets. Their current owner reports that she is getting blue and green eggs from most of them.
     
  8. bauerdog

    bauerdog Songster

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    Yup, started about 3 weeks ago!
     
  9. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Crowing

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    Hello [​IMG]
     
  10. deserteggs22

    deserteggs22 Songster

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    HG! I'm still waiting on all mine!
     

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