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What are the odds?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by shelleyd2008, Jan 24, 2009.

  1. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    When I hatched my button quail, I told my friend Meri that I would give her some. She wanted either a male and 3 females or 2 pair. So I told her that 2 pair would be better. She came and got them when they were 1 week old, with the agreement that if she ended up with all girls or no girls, we would swap back. She has 2 pair!!! How unbelievable is that??? What are the odds that I would reach into that brooder and pick out a silver pair, a wild hen (the only one btw [​IMG]) and a cinnamon blue-face splash male? Unbeleivable!!!


    And then, I was cleaning the box my jumbo babies are in. I traded a male and 5 females to Meri yesterday for some chickens. I am selling a quad to someone else next week. I lost one male about a week ago (thought he could swim with the ducks I guess!). So guess what this will leave me with? 1 male and 4 females!! Another what are the odds? I hatched 16 jumbos from 21 eggs, and only 4 of them were males? That is so cool!!
     
  2. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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    You couldnt do that if you was trying to. Thats pretty neat.
     
  3. marytoast

    marytoast Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Go to Vagas!!!! Luck is on her side![​IMG]
     
  4. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    i never saw this post! That is way cool!
     
  5. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:Too bad I didn't have even numbers instead on the buttons [​IMG] I know I have 9 males for sure, so that's possibly 7 females. Not too bad if that's the way it is, cause one of the males was from a different hatch. So this hatch had (I think) 10 males and 9 females! Not too shabby! And the jumbos was 4 males and 12 females. That one was too good! I'll probably get all males next time! [​IMG]
     
  6. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    Quote:Too bad I didn't have even numbers instead on the buttons [​IMG] I know I have 9 males for sure, so that's possibly 7 females. Not too bad if that's the way it is, cause one of the males was from a different hatch. So this hatch had (I think) 10 males and 9 females! Not too shabby! And the jumbos was 4 males and 12 females. That one was too good! I'll probably get all males next time! [​IMG]

    if you keep being lucky though every other coturnix breeder will give you sneery looks for being so lucky! [​IMG]
     

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