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

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

  1. Sahwithchicks

    Sahwithchicks Songster

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    personally I would find being pick about egg color over hatching them all and worrying about hens is way easier. After you have the hen that lays the light egg, you can isolate them one at a time until you find the culpit... or I have heard people using food coloring :yuck
     
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  2. Sahwithchicks

    Sahwithchicks Songster

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    I baby the heck of them!! I keep them under heat and off the ground for much longer. I try to keep my peachicks off the ground until 2 or more months... whereas turkeys and chicks at a month. Pheasants can be fragile like coturnix when it comes to drafts and such.
     
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  3. nate1the1great1

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    So how is everyone's day going?
     
  4. Sahwithchicks

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    glad your hen seems fine now!
     
  5. jwlpoultry

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    Going great and yours?
     
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  7. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

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    That is great news!

    Make sure she is parasite free and up the calcium and Vit. D for her.

    They cannot have too many egg break inside them.
     
  8. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Crossing the Road

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    I loved my peafowl great to hatch, but when they become very loud and honky like or something I cant explain, maybe someone has a video of their sounds.. It actually annoyed me the male would not shut up when I was outside and it drove me insane and he did it at night as well!!!

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  9. nate1the1great1

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    It is ok.. I lost another chicken today and it is my birthday so It is saddening since it was one of my only layers right now
     
  10. casportpony

    casportpony Enlightened

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