Who's Incubating in Nov. 2011 ?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by EM Squared Farms, Nov 4, 2011.

  1. EM Squared Farms

    EM Squared Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just wanted to poll the general chickie rearing population to see who else is collecting eggs for the incubator right now?

    So far, we have 1 Black-Breasted Red Old English Red Game bantam egg in the incubator. I hope we get more eggs in the future so this chickie won't grow up so lonely being just one.

    We have 3 Marans chickies that are growing up.

    We will be hatching more Ameraucana eggs on Nov. 21st. She is still laying eggs, but we are isolating the pair for a whole month to ensure paternity.

    We are waiting for quite a few more hens to start laying. My memory doesn't serve me so well. I can't remember who was laying last winter ? We didn't start breeding until the following March when each breed finally had it's own breeding pen.

    Anyone else out there incubating eggs now from chickens that live outdoors ?
    (I'm sure chickens might lay better being indoors where you can extend their daytime hours with artificial lighting. Isn't that what cues them to lay or not ?)

    Easter is the big time of the year to sell chickies/chickens ?
    We want to be prepared so we don't disappoint our customers !

    Maybe I'm just looking for a chickie rearing buddy/comrade.... I can't be the only one trying to raise chickies now.....what better way to spend the winter than watching chickies grow up !
     
  2. BairleaFarm

    BairleaFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ill be setting another 40 on monday. winter chicks all over the place. [​IMG]
     
  3. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    Have some guinea eggs coming and will be setting some duck eggs with them also.
     
  4. Melissa Rose

    Melissa Rose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some polish top hat eggs coming next week [​IMG] I have some silkie chicks piping tonight [​IMG] Down here in South Texas winter is pretty mild! Summer was brutal!!! What type are your marans? I have some black copper maran chicks and a surprise splash one or possibley blue [​IMG] My little black copper marans look sooooo raggedey right now [​IMG] They are losing their baby fluff and getting their big girl feathers [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
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  5. lovingchickenlady

    lovingchickenlady New Egg

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    I'm still hatching, plan to keep going for a while. Good luck hatching.
     
  6. Doctim

    Doctim Out Of The Brooder

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    I just set 40 bantam cochin eggs in the hovabator last Sunday.
     
  7. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 6 duck eggs that I am hatching for a friend. Due to hatch on Nov 25.
    I don't want to have to worry about keeping chicks warm during the winter.
     
  8. Hot2Pot

    Hot2Pot Fox Hollow Rabbitry

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    I am building an insulated room in the barn for my chicks this winter. Two cabinets cooking and hoping to build a third . Hatch on!:)
     
  9. KandiandJerry

    KandiandJerry Chillin' With My Peeps

    We Set 40 Bantam Eggs On The 3rd Looking For Hatch Date Of The 23 Or 24th Good Luck To Everyone From Lebanon Tennessee
     
  10. Tripp16

    Tripp16 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2011
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    I am!! Well I set the eggs saturday oct. 29th but hatch day is november 18th or 19th!! [​IMG]
     

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