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

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

  1. chickendreams24

    chickendreams24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well its been years for my Mom and she still tends to have some problems then again the surgeon said he's never seen such an infected gall bladder before. She had over 20 stones in it or something, so I'm sure hers wasn't working either.

    @Chaos18
    Congratulations! Don't forget to let us know which one you pick.
     
  2. chickendreams24

    chickendreams24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Someone has her heart set on a big family. I've never had a broody but I'm in agreement take some away so she can do better with the rest.
     
  3. Auroradream26

    Auroradream26 Smothered in Feathers Premium Member

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    So sorry for your loss :(
     
  4. Sally Sunshine

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

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    [​IMG] awesome!!!! do you process your pekin?

    congrats!! did you mist your eggs?



    I hope she returns sounds like she was broody or just wanting to lay again. [​IMG]

    Thank you Mike! [​IMG][​IMG]

     
  5. chattery41

    chattery41 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ouch ! Ok, when she gets off in the morning i will proceed to candle my heart out before she gets back. Then again i think it will be easier for me to take about a dozen from around the edge, bring them in, candle and put the ones with life into my already working incubator. Yup, sounds like a plan.
     
  6. ToddQ

    ToddQ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful Barred Rocks !! I have 15 and 2 Roos, that are beautiful, but yours are just as nice, maybe better !! Nice looking girls there !
     
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  7. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Oh no, so sorry! I'm glad you got another boy from him. I don't have to deal with big predators, but I've had a Ferrel cat get one of my Heritage RIR pullet yrs. ago. I was so mad. We caught her, she was so mean!
     
  8. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    NO! It was for me! [​IMG]
     
  9. ToddQ

    ToddQ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok so as I have written before, I am very new and inexperienced at incubating eggs. I have 6 eggs in my incubator right now. I posted a couple days ago that I think I had 3 or 4 quitters in there, but now it looks like 5 of 6 have quit. It was mentioned that I should calibrate my humidity and temps. Not sure how, but I did go and get another thermometer, and hygrometer and place them in with the eggs, and boy what a difference. My incubator said temp was 99.5 and humidity was 45%, new tools said 100.4 and 22% humidity. Now which do I believe? and can the low humidity be the problem with the eggs quitting on me? I do have 1 left that is supper lively, looks like it is dancing in there, I figure its probably a tough ole rooster lol. Suggestions are appreciated, I want a good result from my next batch which will be the HAL.
    Todd
     
  10. Chaos18

    Chaos18 Minion King Premium Member

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    Slowly Losing it......
    There's a notes sections in the thread below that shows all the info on calibrating things and the importance of it.

    INCUBATING w/FRIENDS! come hatch, learn, Chat, Meet new Friends!

    @Sally Sunshine
     

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