AMAZING! (Old hen sets!)

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by L&Schickens, Jul 25, 2008.

  1. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    It is a miracle!!
    My little 6 year old Serama hen is sitting on her first ever clutch of eggs. I have tried for years to get her to sit and she just will not do it. My brother and his 2 kids (3 and 5) are here for a few days and she decides to sit! So I spend all my time yelling at all 3 kids (Mine is 5) not to run around her nest or bother her in any way. I am so happy about Goldie, but am amazed she is still sitting after 2 days of 3 wild kids running around.

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    And proud papa

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    And Goldie with Loren

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    Yeah! Natural Serama chicks!!! (Trying not to count my chickens before they hatch [​IMG] )
     
  2. Chicken_Lover4567

    Chicken_Lover4567 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] That's great! How many eggs are there? [​IMG] Go Goldie! I hope you, I mean, I hope Goldie has a nice hatch! [​IMG]
     
  3. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    I am not sure how many she has, but I think there are 6. Maybe 5.

    Thanks for the good thoughts. She only has 20 days to go!!!
     
  4. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
    Missouri
    Congrats! I hope it all works out! Keep us updated!
     
  5. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

    Jun 27, 2008
    Cheshire UK
    Yeahhhhhh.......hope all goes well for Goldie and isn't papa fab!
     
  6. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    Well, she got off the nest for a few minutes and I got worried, but was able to count the eggs. She has 7 eggs! She then went back to sitting!! Good girl Goldie!!
     
    Last edited: Jul 25, 2008
  7. Wolf-Kim

    Wolf-Kim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful rooster!

    -Kim
     
  8. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    Quote:Thank you. He is quite a handsome fellow.

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  9. steffpeck

    steffpeck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    Handsome Roo!!! I hope everything goes well for Goldie!
     
  10. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    * That's too cool!!! I am glad to hear about an older hen still laying and even sitting on a clutch. I am already a little worried about justifying Miss Chook's room and board bill. . . . [​IMG] Go Goldie!!![​IMG]
     

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