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A few pics of new chicks

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by harryg6167, Jul 24, 2010.

  1. harryg6167

    harryg6167 Songster

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    Just finishing out my last hatching for a few months (maybe). My last few hatches were of
    guineas, and 4 Black Spanish Turkeys. On the turkeys I started out with 18 eggs and 7 of those
    developed. Out of the 7 I had 3 which died while pipping. I had to be gone to the Dr. when they decided to hatch a few days early
    and was not there to help them out. The 4 that survived are doing great.
    I also hatched out a mixture of Dominiques, and a few giant cochins, 6 golden buff bantam cochins, and 1 frizzle. The chicks in the picture have plenty of room but they were kinda camera shy and all of the ran and piled in the corner of the brooder when I went to take the picture. Also I am not the worlds best at taking picture but do like taking pictures of my chickens and other birds.

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  2. CalebtheChicken

    CalebtheChicken Songster

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    So Many Dittlers!!!
     
  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

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    Impressive collection!
     
  4. Guineas are SO cute!
     
  5. harryg6167

    harryg6167 Songster

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    Thanks for the nice comments. I was really fortunate on the guineas.
    I incubated 41 eggs and had 38 hatch. Then my female guineas was setting
    on 19 of her eggs and after about 2 1/2 weeks I stole them from her and finished
    incubating them in the incubator so that I would have no problem getting the
    keets when they hatched. 18 of her 19 hatched.
     
  6. Trophamus

    Trophamus Songster

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    wow thats great hatch results for the guinies! all of them look great [​IMG]
     

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