We've got 30 eggs in the incubator. They came from a friend that keeps hens and cocks from a variety of breeds together. Some of the eggs are brown, some are white, and some are green. The green ones look like the pic.
Here is a link if you want to buy some. I believe the colored egg laying comes from the Araucana breed.
Today is supposed to be the day based on how long they've been in the incubator. For the last two days we've been hearing occasional peeps. Looking through the cloudy window in the top of the incubator last night I saw one egg that looked like it had a chip in it. This morning I found another that looked like it had a similar chip and one that looked like it had a new crack.
I don't want to count my chickens before they hatch, but based on the peeping we'll probably get at least one chick out of this.
We still haven't heard from the hatchery about our Black Australorp chicks. Since I've got a bunch of chicks not quite grown that are still in the chick container it's probably a good thing if they don't ship for another week or two.
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