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

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

  1. Wickedchicken6

    Wickedchicken6 Be the change you wish to see. Premium Member Project Manager

    Nov 7, 2015
    Southwestern MB, Canada
    Before I head out....I know I missed a lot of stuff.[​IMG]

    Congratulations to Loc20chick on winning a sign!!! [​IMG]

    Welcome to everyone participating...because I don't think I've had a chance to welcome anyone I'm SO excited to see all the peoples who are participating!!'s gonna be FUN!!![​IMG]
    (And exhausting,[​IMG] but mostly fun!!) [​IMG]


    Thank you to everyone who makes this great!!
    (Yes, I'm talking to you[​IMG])

    More congratulations to everyone who has hatched baby chickies, ducks, and everything that I'm missing right now...and to all the great pictures everyone takes of the hatches, incubators, birds, coops, ideas and well, just everything!

    I'm sure there's more I've missed...hopefully I'll catch it later. [​IMG]


    See you guys later. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jan 30, 2016
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  2. RachaelR32

    RachaelR32 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 30, 2015
    I don't know. They were a barnyard mix from the guy down the road. It was all I could get locally for my broody. The little one is a bantam of some sort, from a white egg. Thats all I know about that one. The big ones might have a black minorca dad and 2 came from blue eggs.
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  3. GitaBooks

    GitaBooks Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 23, 2015
    Thanks so much for what you do! This is my first year and I'm already having so much fun. [​IMG]

    All three are such good choices. I've never seen a naked-neck Brahma before though. [​IMG]

    Welcome! So glad you could join us!

    It's the deciding what to hatch that is half the fun! [​IMG]

    Welcome to you too! [​IMG]

    I'm glad your feeling better. Skimming through it makes it go much faster [​IMG] (some how my brother can read a book that takes me three days in a few hours).


    Its my first year also, but I feel like I've been on for years. This is a great site! [​IMG]

    So cute!

    Bantams feather out even faster. I can't believe it when I have a two week old bantam that is fully feathered and crowing!

    You can't help but love rabbits. [​IMG]

    So glad you could join us! [​IMG]

    Awesome breeds! I want to get some Spitzhaubens one of these days.

    I can't wait till I can set my eggs too!

    Best of luck with your hatching! [​IMG]

    [​IMG] I'm the same way when my chicks are hatching.

    Muscovys are really cool, I can't wait to see yours when they hatch. [​IMG]
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop

    That was sweet.
  5. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg Premium Member Project Manager

    Mar 31, 2011
    Wodland, CA
    My Coop

    Most of the vitamins for poultry will have D in them. You can also supplement with calf manna to help with egg shell quality. I have used both of those.

    A quick search on Amazon showed a mana pro product that is a supplement just for poultry that is used like calf mana--just tossed out, mixed with feed or added to scratch.

    During times of stress, like heat, cold, lots of bad weather, it is a good idea to give them something once a week.
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  6. GitaBooks

    GitaBooks Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 23, 2015
    Whoa. I don't know who took this picture, but it is STUNNINGLY BEAUTIFUL! I wish my camera worked well enough to take pictures like that. [​IMG]
    Sigh. I hope they are undamaged. [​IMG]

    Welcome! [​IMG]

    Awesome pictures!

    Sorry to hear that. I lost the eggs I bought over Ebay also (they were orloffs). However, I shipped some eggs for the first time and I heard most of them hatched, which I was so glad about. I bet my rooster, Dominator is feeling really proud of himself right now. [​IMG]

    Parents are the best. My parents have trouble with me keeping so many chickens, but if my birds are ever in trouble they are right there to help.
  7. AllAboutMyGirls

    AllAboutMyGirls Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 19, 2015
    MD & VA
    Aww Thank u!! Love love the blue babies.
  8. PaisyQ

    PaisyQ Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2013
    SW Michigan
    I would like to join the hatch-a-long, if I may.
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  9. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

    Aug 23, 2012
    My Coop
    I added a few more suggestions to this

    Candlers/ FLASHLIGHTS TO CANDLE DARK EGGS & Innovations SUGGESTIONS post #38996
  10. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

    Aug 23, 2012
    My Coop
    Welcome! [​IMG]what beautiful avy!! love those eggies!! got pics of parent flock?

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