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Most pairs have fertility now! I completely forgot that we suddenly went away to Canberra just after pairing the birds and i didn't clip their behinds until we got home, so some pairs first eggs are clear. :)

 

I have one hen on 12 eggs :)

 

 

12 eggs...........gonna call her Omelette :rofl:

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ARRG!! The hen with the 13 eggs has just eaten every single on of them :(

She is normally a great mum and produced about 20 chicks last season, dose this mean she is an egg eater now????

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ARRG!! The hen with the 13 eggs has just eaten every single on of them :(

She is normally a great mum and produced about 20 chicks last season, dose this mean she is an egg eater now????

Sometimes it just means a disturbance or stress and she has felt her nest is vulnerable. She may need a break for awhile and try her again later.

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were her eggs fertile Liv?

 

Usually eggs hatch around the time the eleventh or twelfth is laid? I would assume most if not all were infertile or that would have been one bloody mess surely?

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Yes, they were all clear... I think she must have known and ate them to not waste the resources she used to lay them all.

Before i went to take her out, she laid another egg, and she has laid another 2 since then and sitting perfectly. The cock she is with is one of my best ones, so I am really hoping to see some colour. She is a super breeding hen, and if this cock is going to produce, it will be with her.

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That pair sound super good, I hope this lot of eggs are fertile Liv :) and can't wait to the results.

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We have all been sick the last few days and the birds have been mostly left alone to do their own thing. When I went out this morning to check boxes, I was pleasantly greeted by 5 pinkies :rofl:

 

One pinky is from my hen that went to the nationals this year,

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and the chick is now under a reliable foster... its grandmother Renee...

aww second generation in my breeding room :thumbs_up:

 

 

Oh, I will get some more photos soon :kiss:

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