Babies just hatched!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by blueheaven, Oct 11, 2012.

  1. blueheaven

    blueheaven Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 10, 2009
    Central Indiana
    I just had to share...another successful hatch!
    1.5 years ago I ordered 14 more pullets. One ended up being a rooster!
    So we kept him and now I have had 3 rounds of hatchlings. One went broody on my sons birthday and I let her sit on them.
    This was the most successful hatch yet. 5 so far, one more egg.
    Male is a speckled sussex crossed with welsummer x 2, an easter egger - blue, easter egger - green, and 2 brown ones.
    So exciting. Just went to check and all are doing great! I let mama do her thing and I love watching her protect her babies!
  2. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 12, 2010
    Safford, Arizona
  3. franko

    franko Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 22, 2007
    Hunt, Tx
    Good deal. I'm doing the same thing. I'm keeping everything in house. By that I mean Rooster, hens, chicks all come by the natural way. I've bought fertilized eggs and baby chicks for the last time. From what I have been reading a lot of people are starting to do the same thing. Good luck. frankoo

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