Unbelieveably, chicks are hatching! Olive Eggers!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ninjapoodles, Dec 11, 2008.

  1. ninjapoodles

    ninjapoodles Sees What You Did There

    May 24, 2008
    Central Arkansas
    I hope that's what they'll be, anyway--that was the idea!

    We ran our Easter Egger girls with a Buff Orp and a Marans fella, and hatched out a small handful of what we hope will be "olive eggers." This is actually the end of Day 24 (and I kept the temps in the still-air LG at 102 or better the whole time), so in hindsight I'm really glad I didn't toss all the eggs yesterday, like I intended to!

    Here are the first two:
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    And this one is hatching right now:
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  2. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
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    Congrats!! they are to cute [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. chickenma

    chickenma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so cute. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    Very cute! I'm about to throw some RIR/EE eggs in the bator in hopes for some olive eggers. [​IMG]
     
  5. ninjapoodles

    ninjapoodles Sees What You Did There

    May 24, 2008
    Central Arkansas
    Quote:I'm kind of suspecting more of a chance of the color I want from the Marans/EE cross, but since the two free-range roos happen to be a BO and a Marans, I just figured I'd take what I got! [​IMG]
     
  6. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    Yeah, I have some BC Marans cockerels running around, so they could end up mixed with that, but oh well!
     
  7. shmooborp

    shmooborp artistic fowlism

    one word. jelous. and yes i know i spelled it wrong.
     
  8. Shared Acres

    Shared Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cool! Congrats!
     
  9. ninjapoodles

    ninjapoodles Sees What You Did There

    May 24, 2008
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    Quote:I will be very happy to share, just say the word! [​IMG]
     
  10. sara

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    Neat! Congrats!
     

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