Trader Joes & Other Grocery Store Egg Hatching Club - Are you a Member

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by GardeNerd, Jan 29, 2010.

  1. cluck-cluck

    cluck-cluck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Tell me about it, mine are 8 weeks tomorrow! OMG! They spend their days outside, but the coop isn't ready and they have to go back into the rabbit cage at night. But the coop WILL be finished tomorrow, absolutely! 8 weeks really is WAY too old!
     
  2. ChickensRDinos

    ChickensRDinos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just bought my Trader Joes eggs today. I am going to let my broody bantum cochin hatch a few. This is my first time hatching chicks so I am a little nervous but super excited.
     
  3. cluck-cluck

    cluck-cluck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well, you're lucky to have a broody! She'll do all the work for you :D Good luck, and let them warm up a bit or you might shock your broody out of it, LOL
     
  4. ChickensRDinos

    ChickensRDinos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!! I let them get to room temp and then gave her them this morning. fingers crossed.
     
  5. chick4chix

    chick4chix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah- 8 weeks is crazy- you must be going nuts! Congrats on getting your coop done! [​IMG]
    YAY!! Congrats on another TJ hatch club member! You ARE lucky to have a broody- very cool! [​IMG]
    [​IMG] HAHA!! don't want to shock the broody
    YIPPEE- fingers crossed you'll get some babies[​IMG]

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  6. Nomibear

    Nomibear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know about the shocking her out of it. I have a California White Leghorn who has only verb laying for a month. About 5 days ago, she wouldn't get off the nest, and she's fussing at anyone looking at her. Since we collect the eggs daily she is only sitting on galf balls! Sunday I exchanged those golf balls for Ice Cubes as a way to "reset" her system. Not so much. 3 days later, and she's still on the nest;(
    I hear we will be getting a trader joes on the Far North side of San Antonio soon. Since TJ's isn't here yet, I'm spent the day looking to friends and neighbors for mutt eggs...
     
  7. cluck-cluck

    cluck-cluck Chillin' With My Peeps

    LOL, and they say leghorns are non broody! They may surprise me yet!?! I was kinda joking, but I see ice cubes won't even stop them from brooding, eh? Oh well! Amazing, hope you find some adorable mutt eggs!

    Good luck ChickensRDinos!
     
  8. chick4chix

    chick4chix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HAHAHA!! Funny you have a leghorn broody- I've never heard of one! I hope one of mine gets broody, but if not, I do have a nice brinsea incubator! Good luck with your mutt eggs- that will be fun regardless of what you hatch! YIPPEE more babies!! [​IMG]
     
  9. Nomibear

    Nomibear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It will be fun to let her hatch a clutch, but I don't really want to keep the chicks. I don't have a large enough coop for the girls I have, let alone any more. I have pla s for a larger coop, but it's not done yet... Or started yet;(
     
  10. cluck-cluck

    cluck-cluck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes, one can quickly be overwhelmed with chicken math! Ugh! LOL
     

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