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

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

  1. KYTinpusher

    KYTinpusher Master Enabler

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    I didn't weigh them. They were quite small, though. Mine generally lay for 3-5 days in a row and then take a day off. They are really good layers for about 6 weeks and then they go broody. They rival the silkies with how often they go broody. I haven't let one actually hatch eggs yet, but I am hoping one of mine will oblige me at the right time for the HAL so I can give her a try. [​IMG]
     
  2. Candy442

    Candy442 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Hi Sally, thank you :)

    We plan on setting Iowa Blues, Chanteclers, Easter Eggers, and hopefully Bielefelders :)
     
  3. nate1the1great1

    nate1the1great1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol... Good thing I am on an online school, so more BYC time... Oh so I have a quick story for all of you, so one of the school "coaches" or "advisors" that are our people that help us with school. Her daughter, Willow, is very mean in most people eyes, since she hates most people... So yesterday me, and some of my friends were at the restaurant we meet at, just talking, and I was helping out a young lady with some history since it's a pain... And the coaches call on me to help... Willows mom came over and said if it were old times and I chose who my daughter would marry, It would be you... Since you both LOVE your chickens, and plus your a child genius, yet I am not, I just pay attention... It made me cringe SOOO badly, and my friends started to chuckle... Since they know willow would probably beat me up, since that's how she is, but not around me... So fun times...
     
  4. KYTinpusher

    KYTinpusher Master Enabler

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    Oh, and if it makes you feel better, I will be incubating some first pullet eggs from my Svarth√∂na again soon, I hope. [​IMG] I have a pullet in with my Woolly cockerel and I am not-so-patiently [​IMG]waiting for her first egg. It should be any time now. She may carry the woolly gene, too, so I am hoping for more woolly babies. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  5. StarMeKritten

    StarMeKritten Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Count me in! This will be my first Easter hatch-a-long since I was out of town on the set date last year. We are building a cabinet incubator from an old wine fridge and hope to have it finished in time for the hatch a long. If not, I'll at least be filling up the styrofoam incubator.
     
  6. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

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    Welcome to the Easter Hatch A Long! [​IMG]

    Welcome to the Easter Hatch A Long! [​IMG]

    Welcome to the Easter Hatch A Long! [​IMG]

    Welcome to the Easter Hatch A Long! [​IMG]

    Welcome to the Easter Hatch A Long! [​IMG]
     
  7. lacymorgan

    lacymorgan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Update for today. Going to do trenching to get the last three paddocks in. I have eggs gong into lock down on the 31rst, the 2nd and the 4th Will be setting more eggs today then nothing next week as I have 5 or 6 dz hatching eggs to ship out. Will start up again week after. Will post photos of my babies in a bit . To see my parent girls and boys go to feathermeadows.com I have their family album up on that site LOL.
     
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  8. campingshaws

    campingshaws True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Woolly? I'm new to the breed and haven't learned everything yet. I was getting pretty good at speckled sussex before a dog killed my roo. So I sold off all the hens and picked a new breed. I was going to do croad langshans, then this hona pair practically fell into my lap. I recently got another 7 chicks, same farms for parent stock but different breeders. Do you have a sop? The breeder with the pair said there isn't one... She gave me choice of pullet and choice of cockerel, so I tried to choose body type that I found most pleasing.
     
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  9. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

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    Welcome to the Easter Hatch A Long! [​IMG]
     
  10. mlm Mike

    mlm Mike Sunna and Mani Premium Member Project Manager

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    Good Morning Everyone! [​IMG]
     
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