Hi, my name is Jan...

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Re: Hi, my name is Jan...

Post by windwalkingwolf » Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:17 pm

Kbr42 wrote:
Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:02 am
After promising that I wouldn't do another hatch this summer..at least until October :wave:
The hatching eggs should be shipped today :stars:
Incubator has been warming since yesterday :wee:

Sigh!
OOH! What kind of eggs??
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Re: Hi, my name is Jan...

Post by Killerbunny » Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:32 pm

You have a hatch due today don't you Jan?
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Re: Hi, my name is Jan...

Post by windwalkingwolf » Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:48 pm

Yes, I've got a bunch of Bronze turkey and Orpington duck eggs due! Most are already out, I think there's only one or two eggs left to go. And still have 10 poults, a gosling, and half a dozen chicks in the house. and more goslings, magpie ducklings and chickens hatching this week and next. :hide:
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Re: Hi, my name is Jan...

Post by windwalkingwolf » Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:49 pm

:chicks: :chicks: :chicks: :chicks: :chicks: And about 18 broodies of all sorts, most of which are on eggs. :help:
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Post by kenya » Mon Jun 04, 2018 3:26 pm

Ha! Ha! You'll get no help here probably just an offer of more fertile eggs.
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Re: Hi, my name is Jan...

Post by Kbr42 » Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:56 pm

windwalkingwolf wrote:
Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:17 pm
Kbr42 wrote:
Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:02 am
After promising that I wouldn't do another hatch this summer..at least until October :wave:
The hatching eggs should be shipped today :stars:
Incubator has been warming since yesterday :wee:

Sigh!
OOH! What kind of eggs??
Silkies and sizzles...I hope! The person who shipped them to me did a crappy job! 5 broken or cracked eggs. They were shipped from Hamilton....I've had eggs shopped from Alberta without so much as a crack. We'll see in about 3 weeks :stars:
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Re: Hi, my name is Jan...

Post by Killerbunny » Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:18 pm

Try sealing the cracked ones with a little candle wax, they may make it.
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Beltsville Small White turkeys.
Mutt chickens for eggs
RIP Stephen the BSW Tom and my coffee companion.
RIP Lucky the Very Brave Splash Wyandotte rooster.
RIP little Muppet the rescue cat.
:turkey:

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Re: Hi, my name is Jan...

Post by Kbr42 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:38 am

Killerbunny wrote:
Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:18 pm
Try sealing the cracked ones with a little candle wax, they may make it.
No hope of saving these eggs KB
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Re: Hi, my name is Jan...

Post by Killerbunny » Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:43 am

Oh sorry. I was thinking hairline crack.
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Beltsville Small White turkeys.
Mutt chickens for eggs
RIP Stephen the BSW Tom and my coffee companion.
RIP Lucky the Very Brave Splash Wyandotte rooster.
RIP little Muppet the rescue cat.
:turkey:

:bat:

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Re: Hi, my name is Jan...

Post by windwalkingwolf » Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:07 pm

I bought a dozen shipped eggs once. Two were badly cracked, and all the rest had separated air cells. I let them rest for 3 days, but only two settled. I tried incubating them all anyway, and surprisingly, all showed development except one...but none of them made it past day 10. I swore I'd never buy shipped eggs again, and furthermore, would never attempt shipping my own! Every egg is precious to me, either as a potential new chicken or as potential breakfast lol. So when Farrier asked for some eggs in trade for some berry plants, I stewed and sweated but finally decided to pack a dozen up and send them off. Made them as cozy as I could to try and survive the soccer players at Canada Post, and Farrier reported on May 28 that they arrived, all seemingly intact, and he put them all under his broody hen. Now I'm sweating and stewing waiting for hatch day, envisioning a dozen rotten egg bombs under his poor hen. One more week to go, but I don't know if my heart can take it!
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