Anyone with Thanksgiving Hatch babies?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Echoinghills, Nov 25, 2010.

  1. Echoinghills

    Echoinghills Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi All... anyone want to share their Thanksgiving Hatch? So far i have 2 EE's and 1 Lav Orp poultry chicks!!! Hoping for more to hatch, but the incubator has been iffy since i found a week ago my temp was too low from cooler temps in the house. I lost several chicks from that incubation error..and the few that hatched had leg issues too, and we lost them. One of the 4 chicks that was ok made it though...so i had this bad feeling these would not make it or hatch, and was very surprised this AM to pips again. What a great Thanksgiving surprise!!! [​IMG]
     
  2. JustAChickenLittle&More

    JustAChickenLittle&More Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2010
    Florida
    Two Splash Silkies, and mores a pippin. Some are white and some are splash. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. sloallie10

    sloallie10 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 8, 2008
    CA
    I have some early bloomers! 12 mixed eggs are due tomorrow and they are already pipping!


    We have 1 pip (pretty much a zip) and another pip!

    I know that one is coming out of a silkie egg [dont know dad(4 possible dads)] and another is coming out of a light brown egg.
     
  4. E.M. Silkies

    E.M. Silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We've had babies hatching yesterday and today. About 18 RIRs, 4 Columbian Wyandottes, and 3 Silkies--Cuckoo and 1 buff [​IMG] Hoping for more to hatch but I don't think their going to.
     
  5. HBuehler

    HBuehler Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 30, 2009
    Lebanon TN
    I had a bunch but my electric went out at 2am this morning and my power failure alarm didn't go off [​IMG] woke up to 79 degree bator raining inside [​IMG] 1 split lavender Orp has hatched and there are a few more alive..if they hatch or not now waits to be seen
     
  6. judyc

    judyc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got a weekend special from CJexotic. I've got 8 little Silkies hatched, 6 pipping, and more to come! Also have some White Call babies.

    It will be an interesting winter!

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  7. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    Those are beautiful judyc. Next month you might have some like this! These are Icelandic babies that hatched last night and today. One more is still drying off and one hasn't pipped yet. I got 3 blonde, 3 dark, and 4 chipmunk bluish color.

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  8. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sunny side up :)
    Congrats. They are so cute the icelandics sure seem to come in lots of different colors.
    Now you will have to name them Thanksgiving names lol...Pilgrim, Butterball, Drumstick, Pumpkin etc. [​IMG]
     
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  9. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so far I have 3 pips. No ones made it out yet but soon.
     
  10. howeser

    howeser Out Of The Brooder

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    I am very jealous... very nice to have them on Turkey day! Mine are due Saturday morning but I still have a feeling I might get a few early. I have one silkie egg that is wiggling pretty good but no pip yet...
     

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