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  1. Zantechick

    Raising Chicks

    Ive always had golden comets friendly birds and lay lots of eggs. (Breed specifically as egg breeds) we buy them at 20ish days old so easier to start with and still young enough to be tame handle them as often as u can makes it easier to keep a eye on them for any problems or injuries. Have...
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    The newbies

    Haha yes definately all the others i named too early but some grew into their name's πŸ˜‰ the others i tryed to name after duo's thelma, louise etc so running out of them now lol. Think these ones will maybe named after greek godnesses as we live in greece lol
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    The newbies

    Opps i accidently bought some new babies when when drove past the chicken man .......... i think i have a problem crazy chicken lady πŸ˜€πŸ˜πŸ˜‚. Need some name inspiration
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    Unsucessful hatch 😒

    hete the first little peep there is another one fluffed out abit but only hatched last night it has something on its bum think its an umbilical cord it is moving and churping looks pretty healthy xxx
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    Unsucessful hatch 😒

    Thanks for that i did check her (last time promissπŸ˜‰) just to make sure its still alive πŸ˜ƒ will leave her alone now altho she is my cuddley girl and seem to like me sitting chatting to her put i wont distrurb her now letting her have time to bond its got a beautiful colour/markings , not sure...
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    Unsucessful hatch 😒

    I never I never expected to be waiting for little hatchies, mummy is a golden comet so rarely go broody and she'only 10 months old (too young really) as much as i tried to stop her she carried on sitting so i left her too it. At the moment its just lying there under breathing hope fhis is normal xx
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    Unsucessful hatch 😒

    Checked under her this morning cos yesturday another had pipped, thort there was another dead one but it was breathing didnt look like it was attached to any of the egg no blood looked like it might have just finshed hatch and taking a breather. Got everything crossed it survives want to get...
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    Unsucessful hatch 😒

    Think we managed to get most out their didnt seem to much mess there was abit of blood and chick wasnt fully out of the egg thanks not very nice to find this morning 😒
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    Unsucessful hatch 😒

    Sad day today checked on mummy hen louise this morning been giving her watermelon cos was worried she not having enuff water and its hot, so thort there was a piece under her but it was a dead chick must have tried to hatch during the night. It was still abit attached to the egg shell . Could...
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    Yeah sucessful candling

    Im so impatient lol, and paranoid about any eggs going bad and damaging the obviously viable ones . But i do think im worring for nothing ........its only 1 week to wait ! I can do this πŸ˜€πŸ˜πŸ˜‚πŸ˜ƒ thanks for your advice i will leave her dont want to stress her out xx
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    Yeah sucessful candling

    Got a broody girl her first set didnt hatch they werent fertile, long story short the cockrel (whoes decided to live with us from next field) had only been around for around a week when she'd started brooding So we put 7 fresh ones under her . I knew they were highly likely to be fertile now...
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    Maternity Ward! Show me your pictures!

    Up graded maternity She was in the nest box in main coup (on the left) now the others cant get in to kick her out lol. She now has plenty of room the hatch and raise her babiesπŸ˜€πŸ˜ she looks alot more relaxed now. These eggs better hatch now after all the work and worring πŸ˜€πŸ˜πŸ˜‚
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    Maternity Ward! Show me your pictures!

    we've had to review the situation somehow my very clever but naughty hen thelma got in and kicked her out again argggggh honestly dont know how she did it but plan B (which we'd have had to do anyway when they hatch) moved her to a separate sheltered part and is not completely separate but can...
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    Maternity Ward! Show me your pictures!

    Aww thanks just made with stuff we had lying about we do have another area at the side we could have put her in but didnt want her to be away for the others, shes always been a very social girl and its not as warm there so didnt think it was good for her, but had to do something cos they all try...
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    2 week cornish cross chicks - runny poop, sneezing, visible breathing, and leg stretching

    Its normal for them to stretch out their leg and open wings (whilst stood up) i remember my first 20day old chicks doing it i thort they were broke πŸ˜πŸ˜‚πŸ˜ƒ i also remember them making sneezy noise after they eat , think they were eating to fast. Is it hot where you are? I live in greece and mine...
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    Am i doing it right for my broody girl?

    Thank you , yes i was thinking more room if/when they hatch. They should hatch around the 23rd so at least we have a few weeks to come up with a plan xx
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    Am i doing it right for my broody girl?

    I've had to cage her in so the other hens climbing on her pushing her off the nest i was worried for her and for them breaking the eggs she got space to stretch her legs and her own food and water. Also covered the top so the other hens cant get in but i can get in to clean etc. Is this ok ? She...
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    Got a broody girlieπŸ˜€πŸ˜

    I've marked all 11 eggs with pencil and removed a couple of broken and cracked ones change the bedding while she was out for food and a dust bath shes now back on them. But is it ok for other hens to lay in the nest as long as i remove unmarked eggs? Ive not really got a way of stopping them...
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    Got a broody girlieπŸ˜€πŸ˜

    Thanks will do that tomorrow its been 4 days since ive left her eggs (didnt realize she was brooding at first, felt bad when i knew πŸ˜€) there were 9 eggs in there this morning so definately she's adopted a few lol xxx
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    Got a broody girlieπŸ˜€πŸ˜

    Phew! that makes me feel abit better now just hope the hatch , trying not get too excite but cant help it lol Thanks for ur help i'll let u know in around 21 days πŸ˜€πŸ˜πŸ˜‚
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