chick hatching

  1. R

    Hatching question

    Hey all! I was wondering if you could help me. I have a Java sitting on some eggs. Some are chicken that I noticed around 5/11. Then we purchased some duck eggs for her to sit on 5/16. I haven’t heard a peep out of the best yet. But here’s what concerns me- the nest is filthy! There is poo on...
  2. Audrey Watson

    July 4th Babies

    Hey everyone! This thread is going to be all about our baby chicks that are due to hatch on July 4th! I don’t know if I posted this in the right place so if I didn’t please tell me. The eggs were taken by our broody hen on Thursday, June 13, and they are due to hatch on Thursday, July 4th. Below...
  3. LemonyCatapult

    Egg shells disappeared after chicks hatch??

    I have a broody sitting on some eggs, I took 3 out from under her last night when I noticed they were starting to hatch and put them in my brooder. There were some slow hatchers that I left with her and when I went out this morning to collect the rest of the chicks (2) the chicks were there and...
  4. HenniesInMyHeart

    HELP! MALPOSITIONED CHICK TRYING TO PIP INTERNALLY AT SMALL END!

    Yesterday was Day 21 for my viable cochin eggs. I just candled and one appears to be trying to pip internally in the correct position, but I am TERRIFIED because the other chick is almost certainly malpositioned! Candling shows MOVEMENT at the SMALL END! Membranes are intact, but when this guy...
  5. chickymom85

    New chicky help

    Hi everyone! Our broody has just hatched her first egg!! (YAY!) With this comes a load of excitement and questions. Lol We have decided to be as hands off as we can and let the mama take care of her babies. We are also going to leave them all in the coop with our flock to keep her pecking...
  6. Farmer In Training

    incubation advice

    Hello! Just joined and I am so thrilled!!! Anyways, I have 18 chickens, (three being roosters) And we have one batch of 8 that is around 7 or 8 months and then we have a 5 month batch of ten. I have a incubator coming and have researched like crazy about it and so I now know all the details (...
  7. Sarah B.

    I'm going mad. Early and late hatch? Help!!

    I'm going mad. . . so, I'm hatching chicks. One has hatched -no, stop. That's not nice. It's not fine and it is not good. She, Thora, hatched on day 18. She was the furthest from the lamp and among the smallest eggs. Thora has three un-hatched siblings. This might not worry you but it worries...
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