A New Grandmother!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by theprimouomo, Apr 19, 2011.

  1. theprimouomo

    theprimouomo Out Of The Brooder

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    Yaaaay Today Em A Grandmother Sooo Happy And Proud And Had Shed A Tear!!
    But This Morning Was A Horriable Day :'( One Chick Died!!! But On The Bright Side 3 Chicks Hatched
    But Should I Teach Them How To Eat Thier Feed But Their Mother With Them Will She Do Her Job?
    Pics Will Be Posted Later![​IMG]
     
  2. Freckle Face Farm

    Freckle Face Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep momma hen will do her job [​IMG] And Congratulations on being a GRANDMA!!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. theprimouomo

    theprimouomo Out Of The Brooder

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    THANK YOU ....scratch 3 there are 6 chicks anyways 7 eggs hatched from 10 eggs but mama hen still brooding ?? and chicks are still sleeping when is she going to stop brooding and teach her kids how to eat and drink?
     
  4. Ms.Frizzle

    Ms.Frizzle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Remember, the chicks stay under the hen for a couple days before they are ready to go out in the world. If the other eggs are duds, I'd remove those (if you KNOW their duds). I had one hen so dedicated to becoming a mother, that she sat on a clutch of eggs for the full 21 days, and then for an additional 8+ days since there had been a sneaky hen that we didn't realize was laying in her nest. Great mom, I had to remove her duds because otherwise she would have kept sitting on them.
     
  5. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    congrats on the babies. Now let mama do her job and leave them alone. she knows what she is doing. [​IMG]
     
  6. theprimouomo

    theprimouomo Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanx Ya'all :d......when Do The Chickes And Mama Go Out For A Free Range!!!!??
     
  7. theprimouomo

    theprimouomo Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanx Ya'all :d......when Do The Chickes And Mama Go Out For A Free Range!!!!??
     
  8. theprimouomo

    theprimouomo Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank Ya'all.....anyways When Do Chickes And Mama Goo Out For A Free Range?
     

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