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Fertilizing eggs
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Greetings, Friends of Chickens,I'm still interested in 'borrowing' a Roo for a few weeks. If anyone is interested please call 249-4445 - it'd be much appreciated. Thank you! As I'm wanting to…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by C.C. May 13.

 

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C.C. replied to C.C.'s discussion fertilized eggs : wanted in the group ABQ Chicken Keepers
"Thank you for the fun pics. I am curious about the yellow 'blinders' some of the hens have - is that to keep them from pecking other hens? Was it difficult to put them on? I do have one hen that gets aggressive and I put her in a separate…"
Thursday
Eric Randall Peterson replied to C.C.'s discussion fertilized eggs : wanted in the group ABQ Chicken Keepers
"Here are a couple pics of the rooster and hens"
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C.C. replied to C.C.'s discussion fertilized eggs : wanted in the group ABQ Chicken Keepers
"Thank you, Laura! I appreciate the info. I am familiar w/Quality Baits and will call them if Eric's eggs don't hatch. This is exciting and fun for me! I like Orpingtons also - my one current layer is a beautiful buff/orange colored one I…"
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C.C. replied to C.C.'s discussion fertilized eggs : wanted in the group ABQ Chicken Keepers
"Good Morning! So happy to hear from you! I look forward to talking and meeting you - and taking care of adorable new chicks! Be well, Cami"
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Eric Randall Peterson replied to C.C.'s discussion fertilized eggs : wanted in the group ABQ Chicken Keepers
"Hi Cari- Sorry I didn't get back to you. I got busy and time got away from me. I will try again tomorrow. I've set aside a dozen eggs. It seems about half of them will hatch. We will be up in the UNM hospital area Friday but when we talk…"
Jul 16
Laura B replied to C.C.'s discussion fertilized eggs : wanted in the group ABQ Chicken Keepers
"Hi, I saw your post and thought I'd let you know that the same thing happened to me -- one of my 3 hens went broody, and one of the others stopped laying because of it.discovered that Wilbur's Farm (south of Belen) sells fertile eggs by…"
Jul 16
C.C. replied to C.C.'s discussion fertilized eggs : wanted in the group ABQ Chicken Keepers
"Eric, Thank you so much for your kind offer of fertilized eggs! And yes, I most definitely do want to meet you on Friday and pick them up. How much are your pullets? I have 4 ladies, but 2 stopped laying 3 months ago, and now 1 is sitting on the…"
Jul 16
Eric Randall Peterson replied to C.C.'s discussion fertilized eggs : wanted in the group ABQ Chicken Keepers
"Hi CC- We have fertile eggs that we can give you. I can't guarantee them but we put 10 under one of our hens. 4 of them hatched. Our rooster is a Houdan and the hens range from RIR and Auracana. I live in Los Lunas and will be in Albuquerque on…"
Jul 15
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fertilized eggs : wanted

Hi, I'd love several fertilized eggs as I've a hen gone "broody" and thot this could be a good way to increase my little flock. Please msg. or call me (249-4445) with the availability and price. Thank you! Hope to see everyone at the Coop Tour this weekend!See More
Jul 15
C.C. replied to C.C.'s discussion Fertilizing eggs
"I thot I did. Sorry."
May 13
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Fertilizing eggs

Greetings, Friends of Chickens,I'm still interested in 'borrowing' a Roo for a few weeks. If anyone is interested please call 249-4445 - it'd be much appreciated. Thank you! As I'm wanting to increase my small flock, I would like younger layers also. Any info? Anyone wanting a good home for a couple Ladies? Thanks again! CamiSee More
May 7
C.C. replied to Sue's discussion Fertrell Poultry Nutri-Balancer Feed Supplement in the group ABQ Chicken Keepers
"Hi, Sue, I'm interested in trying some of this - I just searched it and got some info on pricing/availability. I guess it'd be wise to get a lb from you to try, as I don't want 60 lb either and that's the cheapest way to buy…"
Feb 16
Whitney Buchanan replied to C.C.'s discussion adding new chickens to flock in the group ABQ Chicken Keepers
"People are usually trying to give roosters away on this list, I bet somebody will loan you one and cross their fingers that you'll keep it. ;)"
Mar 13, 2013
C.C. replied to C.C.'s discussion adding new chickens to flock in the group ABQ Chicken Keepers
"OH what a GREAT idea! I love it! Do you know anyone I could "borrow" a rooster from?  Does anyone actually do this? It sounds perfect! Calling all Friends of Roosters : Is anyone willing to stud out their Rooster for a few…"
Mar 13, 2013
Whitney Buchanan replied to C.C.'s discussion adding new chickens to flock in the group ABQ Chicken Keepers
"You could always borrow a rooster for a month and let one of the hens raise some chicks, that's one way to a) keep the peace and b) minimize the exposure to parasites and diseases that new birds may arrive with."
Mar 13, 2013
douglas binder replied to C.C.'s discussion adding new chickens to flock in the group ABQ Chicken Keepers
"Just be ready for some squabbling!   I would add two rather than one and if possible I would add some "obstacles" to the coop, where they can hide, if need be..... Make sure the new ones are big enough to defend themselves, or fast…"
Mar 13, 2013

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