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

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

  1. Sahwithchicks

    Sahwithchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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

    nate1the1great1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    Sahwithchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    glad your hen seems fine now!
     
  5. jwlpoultry

    jwlpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Going great and yours?
     
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    jwlpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member Project Manager

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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 Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

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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

    nate1the1great1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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 Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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