Valentines Day Hatch-A-Long 2016

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by junebuggena, Jan 21, 2016.

  1. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    My girls are finally getting back to laying. That means it's time for me to fire up my incubator. I'm setting a half-dozen Easter Egger eggs and a half-dozen black sexlink eggs on the 23rd.
    Anyone else care to join?
     
  2. GodofPecking

    GodofPecking Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think my polish might have laid it's first egg today. First for two months I think. They stopped when the summer weather got crazy and one of them got broody. Polish don't go broody ? nonsense. They wait until you put the eggs into the incubator, then they go broody. Lost ALL of the fertile eggs in the incubator though, I put in extra eggs when the others were underway. The thermostat compensated by making all the other eggs too hot. Silly me. Will do better.

    I just have to build up more than 1 egg. I wonder if watching her helps ? Hmm, it's night at the moment so I think I'll wait till tomorrow. Hope there are more eggs.
     
  3. 4stakes

    4stakes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We will be putting about 12-15 Orpington eggs in tonite. This is our first time hatching with an incubator. Good luck everyone.
     
  4. cjkriebel

    cjkriebel Out Of The Brooder

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    I am going to try to get some eggs to set tomorrow.I have a dozen mixes would love to get some EE from a friend.
     
  5. JacksFarmNGardn

    JacksFarmNGardn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If I had an early hatch,I could have a valentines hatch, otherwise I will be setting my eggs on Monday as that's when I will be picking them up! I don't know exact number of eggs yet,hopefully a dozen,but will have mosty buff orp light brahma mixes and some easter egger orp mixes.
     
  6. 4stakes

    4stakes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We got our eggs in about 7 pm last nite. All good so far. So by the 14th they all should be hatched. It wasn't a good couple weeks to collect eggs for incubater. Oh well see what hatches. Good luck everyone.
     
  7. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    Ill be setting two of my sexlink/wyandotte mix eggs tomorrow ill add more if she lays more.
     
  8. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    Eggs were set today
     
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  9. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    I've got 8 Easter Egger eggs and 5 black sexlink eggs set.
     
  10. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    Ill hopefully have some ees to put with my blue ameraucana come spring. But for now i mies well enjoy my late roos line.
     

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