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My mother gave me a couple of "microfiber' washclothes for them, and sprinkled the boton of the cage with chick food.
The others seem to be doing...
She's still doing good... I set her beside the water everytime I pass so she'll drink...
I need to get more paper towels then, I just used up the few i had making a spot between the food and the water for my little band-aid...
They are all on newspaper...
Would paper towels work better?
I really didn't want to get involved. i spent an hour telling myself not to mess with the chick, that chicks die all the time and it wouldn't be...
between 11 and 13 babies!
They move so much we're having trouble counting!
How do i prevent this... I can't open the incubator, can I?
Also, the current chicks are rolling the other eggs, is this gonna hurt my unhatched eggs?
Five babies, three more eggs with pips, 8 eggs without pips.
3 seem to be from my turkens!
How long should I wait for the rest of them to hatch before I open up and feed my babies?
Sounds like some of my cousins.... Getting pregnant is good, having a tiny baby and everyone's attention is good...
Then they abandon...
A little late now, but my hatch date is the 29th.
I think Olive is chicken A
This pic brought tears to my eyes, my Lulu used to be a shoulder chicken.
Those are some beautiful birds you've got there.
I have no idea what my humidity is... I've just been making sure the water wells are still full.
We're hoping to get a humidity guage soon,...
Despite all of my mistakes, 16 of our 18 eggs show signs of having chick in them at the 3 week candling, and they should hatch the 29th.
At eight days.
Saw what looked like veins in all of them, but their air cells look pretty big... is this normal?
I don't have a humidity gauge,...
On a similar vein to post 1
Mom: "Mmm... your yogurt looks good. Wait, is there a feather in there"
Me: "Yeah, Domino didn't finish his yogurt...