Well another Q !

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by DENALI, Jun 12, 2008.

  1. DENALI

    DENALI Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Should i clean off the pine shavings that are stuck to some of these eggs before setting them or just leave them as is? Some of it seems to be stuck pretty good. Thanks
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    If you can't just brush it off I wouldn't worry about it.
     
  3. heritagebirds

    heritagebirds Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2008
    Eastern Shore MD
    On the subject of Pine shavings, do those work as asuitable bedding for the baby chicks? Will it make them sick? I am buying the Timothy hay for rabbit(mostly cause my hay guy hasn't made a delivery lately).... They make it so mess in one day, I thought the pine might work better.
     
  4. DENALI

    DENALI Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks for the reply....... i hate having the Newbie blues!
     
  5. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    You'll do fine. Just remember they're shipped eggs and the percentage of hatch with them can vary greatly, so just be prepared for that. With my own eggs I expect a good hatch...with shipped eggs not so much. I've had everything from 0 out of 18 to 11 out of 13. Just put them in and then get real busy doing something else for the next 3 weeks!! [​IMG]
     

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