When do i start hatching eggs???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by crazy_4_chickens, Jan 17, 2010.

  1. crazy_4_chickens

    crazy_4_chickens Out Of The Brooder

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    I live in alberta and I am not sure when i should start hatching eggs!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] I have some mutt chickens I am going to breed and then my 2 birchen jap pairs...(I think thats their breed)lol and one pair of polish!!
    If anyone can tell me when u think i should start hatching that would be greatly appreciated!!! thanks for helping the noob!!!! lol [​IMG]
     
  2. Whitehouse Quail

    Whitehouse Quail Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2009
    Michigan
    Whenever you want!
     
  3. Ariel301

    Ariel301 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2009
    Kingman Arizona
    Any time, as long as you have a place to keep the chicks warm enough until they are ready to go out in the cold with the other birds. I like to raise my chicks over the fall/winter so they will be ready to lay in spring, but I also live in a mild climate where they can go out as soon as they are feathered.
     
  4. duckluck

    duckluck Dulcimyrh Ducks

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    Do it now to establish what you're going to do before the serious breeding season begins and you have eggs coming out of your ears. That is what I am doing; I want to get my method established before my ducks are sorted into their breeding pens and I have to worry about my "pedigreed" eggs vs. my potluck ones now.
     
  5. crazy_4_chickens

    crazy_4_chickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok thank every one I have one little girl she has been broody!!! (got pics of her on my byc page!!!) so i will introduce my polish rooster to my other hens tomorrow!!!!! oh the hens are : RIR/Barred Rock, RIR/Columbian Rock!!!!
     
  6. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
    Minnesota
    Everyone is right. Nothing wrong with now, just as long as you can keep the chicks warm.[​IMG]
     

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