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

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

  1. nate1the1great1

    nate1the1great1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well these kids around here are... Well... Different... They are very rude, and have no anything... It is strange, the school is a national best, but they parents never teach them how to do stuff so I would be nervous taking something that is as fragile as them... I have had kids accidentally drop them at my house... So another one of my fears... Luckily nothing has ever gotten hurt...
     
  2. nate1the1great1

    nate1the1great1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Hurley

    Hurley Egg Of A Different Color

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    Yes, I'm not sure how well it will work with 25 1st graders being in proximity for 3 weeks, but I plan to keep the "just in cases" incubating at home to replace any that don't make it. The cabinet is generally reliable, so hopefully there will be chicks for them to watch hatch. I am not certain if they turn down the heat on the weekends in the school or what. Could always bring them home for the weekend, too. :)

    I pretty much count on switching out the eggs right before hatch time with some healthy candling wigglers. Fingers crossed for the kiddos to get to see healthy chicks.
     
  4. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Sing Brightly Premium Member Project Manager

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    Never ordered online, I stick with feed stores.

    Sultans are the 2nd best breed ever, IMO! (Only one that beats 'em is OEGB.)
    Lovely plumage, but roos tend to be on the nasty side. I can't really give em a fair judging though, as I have only had one, an agressive cock. Lovely lil guy when young, would come when called, sit, fall asleep in my lap, and some other stuff. Then he became a teenager.....
    I'm planning on getting some hens soon though, and then I can review them fairly.
     
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  5. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

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  6. nate1the1great1

    nate1the1great1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh well I don't go through feedstores anymore...
     
  7. GitaBooks

    GitaBooks Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    She looks like my Dalmatians. [​IMG] I think its the same color genetics as found in Paint Silkies, if that helps you guess what the chicks will turn out like.

    Easter Eggers have to be one of my favorites. Yours are GORGEOUS!


    All three are of my pullet, Dodie (named after the author of 101 Dalmatians)
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  8. Sally Sunshine

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

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    dang tag my butt!! at night its chaotic

    [​IMG] what are you thinking about setting?

    [​IMG] welcome!!! [​IMG]

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    SET ALL EGGS CC!!!! [​IMG]

    of course!! Welcome!!!!

    Thats awesome!! that means you been hangin in my house and i didnt know it!! sweet!!

     
  9. Jessimom

    Jessimom Cats Rule Dogs Drool

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    I had a friend take some eggs to her son's school. It's a church school and the eggs hatched over Thanksgiving during a service. There were parents that were HORRIFIED that their children were exposed to something so gross..... I bet the kids weren't horrified!!
     
  10. Hurley

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    People need to get out more.

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