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PostPosted: Sun Feb 26, 2017 5:28 pm 
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Thanks Sue, chucked any other egg that looked a little old, will set the blr eggs soon , at 10 now, oldest collected one is now 7 days old. Will set eggs Tuesday as gives the quails a day head start in hatching.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:27 pm 
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6 blr eggs were fertile , 2 from the best blr hen and 4 from a pullet that i bred from my roo over one of the eb/ ewh hens,
The pullet also was eb/ewh.
So far 1 egg from the best hen hatched of eb down and 3 from the the eb/ewh pullet of which 2 are eb and 1 is eb/ewh :nuts :laughing . Eagerly awaiting the last 2 eggs to hatch. The california quail eggs were all duds, oh well.
3 eb blr bantam wyandotte hatching this late is awesome, if thats all i get still over the moon. :thumbs:


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:22 pm 
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Another eb/ewh hatched from the pullet. So 3 eb base and 2 eb/ewh, last egg from hen was dis.
Asmfor the standards are on the way with feathering up, the eb one is mainly blue so laced so far on breast with some red on back lacing- ground red colour should come in as it matures :pray . The eb/ewh is colouring up a nice blr, and yes it did have the ewh wing markings in the beginning. The last chick the very orange one had no ewh wing markings and has the darkest ground colour, very rich red/ burgundy :think: , will be interesting to see how it's lacing develops.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:58 pm 
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Latest hatch, one of ebs back stripe is almost black., the light is a bit close making them all lighter .eb/ewh on left and eb on right, the largest chick is from blr eb hen.


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