Thursday, April 23, 2009

Chicks are 2 weeks now!

Here are some of the birds updated in their new homes!! I kept 2 of the lighter quail so I will have pics of them. The other boy is close by so I was able to snap a picture of his. The girl who has the banties let me take a picture of hers and she has ended up with some unique birds a showgirl from peepsnbunnies a frizzle and black phoenix from pearsjd a mille fleur d'uccle silkie cross from city girl in the country

Friday, April 3, 2009

The chicks, quail and one little call duck have Hatched

These hatched out of the hovabator.

Below is the top hatch incubator hatch.

Last picture is both together.

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Totals on chicks UPDATED!!!

Ok this is getting hard trying to keep up. But to the best of my knowledge this is what we have
citygirlinthe country-6
peepsnbunnies-40 quail 2 gray silkies 1 showgirl
ginbart -8

will update again tomorrow and add pictures

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

We had 2 early birds today. One was a ?/mf duccle is what it had on the shell from citygirlinthecountry and a ginormous grayish black baby from horsejody!!we have a phoenix & orpington from pearsjd that hatched but they are both black with feathered legs have to see what the roo was with them. We are up to 40 little quail from peepsnbunnies
citygirlinthecountry has a BLRW x cochin pipping. needmorechickens has one pipping too.

Sunday, March 29, 2009

First to Hatch the Quail!!

There are 3 quail so far and more are pipping. Chicks are due to hatch Wed.

Friday, March 27, 2009

Candeling eggs

First egg is not fertile or was damaged in shipping from peepsnbunnies no growth at all only 2 silkies and one showgirl are showing veins.

Next two eggs are a fertile RIR from ginbart and a phoenix from pearsjd. We cant see in the quail but they are to hatch tomorrow so keep your fingers crossed for a good hatch!!

Thursday, March 12, 2009

showing kids a fertile Egg

Well, We cracked the egg and showed the kids a fertile egg. They were pretty grossed out. Some of them said they have seen dots on the eggs they have bought at the store.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

First & Second sets in the incubator

The kids were excited the eggs arrived at school today. We put all the eggs that came in Monday in the incubator.
And all of the chicken eggs that came in Wed are in the second incubator. All the quail will be going inthe third incubator later today.

Monday, March 9, 2009

These are from ginbart (Ginger) 12 eggs one casualty

More Eggs came in Wednesday
These are just one of the boxes of quail eggs from peepsnbunnies (Lisa) she also sent 24 silkie eggs and another box of quail!!

These are from horsejody (Jody) 12 big eggs!!
With all the eggs being shipped only 2 cracked excellent packaging.

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Hatching Chicks & Quail

Egg Arrival!! Four sets came in today.
pearsjd (Susan)
27 eggs
CityGirlInThe Country (Anne)
12 eggs
pdsavage 11 eggs

Need more chickens (Rebecca) 9 eggs