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I didn't get a chance to check it before I dropped it so it might have had a little opening but once I dropped it
definately more came out and...
I feel terrible - it jumped out of my hands as I was moving it from the incubator to
the brooder......It seems to have a prolapse of its guts (?)...
Thanks for the replies
Elmo - yes I think that the genetics of these chicks might be questionable as my incubation has been pretty
I have been trying to hatch some bantam orpingtons for about 3 months now
I have incubated 24 eggs (4 separate batches incubated from ebay.....2...
I am also in this boat too - My power went out for 8 hours today (11am - 7pm) while I was at work.
24 pheasant eggs in a basic polybox...
Thanks Jenjscott - I think I just needed to hear it from someone else....I feel
so helpless and nothing I do seems to help them [IMG]
I have hatched chicks about 4-5 times (about 25 chicks) now and the
past hatches have been absolutely fine with great hatch rates and
On day 3 now and sickly babie definately on the way out [IMG]
It would take water if dropped on to its beak but not food.
It has never opened its...
"She" is a Bantam Orpington - rare chocolate colour [IMG]
Hoping for a few more like "her" in a week or so
I love the sleep where I fall stance [IMG]
I just think Cute cute cute! [IMG]
This is Coco......"she" hatched yesterday and is a thoroughly spoiled little chick
already - she likes to sit nestled into my neck and peck my...
Personally I would put her in a separate brooder box with a little run - I have had other hens sneak their
eggs under the broody one (sitting on...
I don't know but they are super cute! I have things 1,2,3 and 4 [IMG]
Hi - hope you have good news on waking up - personally by day 22 I would be helping any pippers/zippers who
were faltering - even just to open up...
toss any clears by day 10 otherwise they might explode on you or on the other eggs and contaminate them.
Lucindahart - whereabouts are you in UK......i am in Kent :-)
Can I join too - I set 6 special Orpington eggs last night - so hopefully I will get some babies
on 7-8th March.
This is my 4th hatch; previous...
To my knowledge they only come in bantam size at the moment but
no doubt someone is working on the LF size [IMG]