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Babies and PIPS!! **PIC**

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Three Cedars Silkies, Aug 6, 2008.

  1. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Well, we have 6 babies and 2 more pips...day 20. I've never had day 20 babies before...always day 21 so they were a big surprise. We had placed 2 eggs under our broody bantam cochin hen. One of them hatched this afternoon, but this is a first time mama and she kept pecking at it and wouldn't let it get back under her. We went ahead and put it in the brooder to avoid a dead chick. She still has one egg under her. Hopefully it will hatch...don't know if she'll take it. Here are a photo:


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  2. bangor777

    bangor777 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's awesome!!!! They're beautiful! Congratulations
     
  3. suenrob

    suenrob Chillin' With My Peeps

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    AAAAAwwww, cute babies!!! I like the one with its head on the stuffed animal. Congrats!!!!!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  4. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    near Charlotte NC
    Congrats on the new babies!
     
  5. injunjoe

    injunjoe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on your new chicks [​IMG]
     
  6. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks all...These are all bantam cochin babies...2 partridge, 1 red frizzle, 2 barred and 1 silver-laced. They are soooo much smaller than they look in photos.
     
  7. denahli

    denahli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    CONGRATS!!!!!
     
  8. goatkeepers

    goatkeepers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats. I see you're still using "moosie". [​IMG] That thing is so cute! Looks like the chicks are loving it as well.
     
  9. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    cute little moose killers. [​IMG]
     
  10. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    It's amazing how much all the chicks like this "lovey". I throw it in the washing machine in between hatches cause they poop all over it. Who would think??
     

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