Black Turken and Barred mix Roo... their teeny tiny offspring

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Deltabwa, Dec 3, 2016.

  1. Deltabwa

    Deltabwa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had 2 girls and a roo. My Red Sex Link laid her first egg at 14w 1 day. I was SHOCKED! I decided to try and incubate her eggs. I tried probably 18 eggs total before quitting. Never had a single one do anything. I thought the roo was sterile. Then, my Naked Neck laid hers at 16 weeks flat. So i took her 2nd egg and put t in with the others, just for giggles, cuz this egg was tiny tiny. I mostly ignored it. I had to go out of state for a wedding, was gone for 9 days, the night I came back I went thru the eggs in the incubator, 5 in total and trashed every one of the senk link eggs. Picked up that teeny tiny egg and it was all black. I then realized that time was up! So i adjusted the incubator and about an hr later I put in a new therm cuz i didn't think it was showing the humidity right. When I did, I noticed a crack in the egg. Looked later and saw the crack was bigger! I can not tell you how shocked I was! Went to bed, the next morning I go to check on it, expecting to find it either dead or still trying to hatch and instead I find this!!!

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    She was so small I couldn't even lift a wing.
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    This is her egg, the egg from the sex link in the middle, and a store bought on the right. So stinkin' small!
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    standing next to a dropper
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    I had really hoped she kept the black and white....
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    Because of her, I now had to get more chicks to keep her company lol 18 sounded like a good number lol Now, she is bigger than some of the ones I got with her. She lost the white, just a small small amount on her neck hair, her mother has red and black on the neck hair.

    Here is her ma and pa, and her now, at 11 weeks

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    Can you see that little red spot on her chest, at the quill, its blood. Is that normal? She gets that every once in awhile and I don't know if it's normal and I just don't see it normally because the rest of the chickens have feathers or not. I never saw it on her ma. She has a lot of quills but no feathers. Both on her neck and chest area. Not sure if you can see them all in the pic. Is that normal?
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    Photo bomb! lol
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    Last edited: Dec 3, 2016
  2. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    Peep peep
     
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Awwwww, how cute! Congrats on her hatch! [​IMG]
     
  4. Ballerina Bird

    Ballerina Bird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Adorable!!!
     
  5. Deltabwa

    Deltabwa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks :)
     
  6. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Oh my, she is stinking cute!
     
  7. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    She's adorable, congrats on the successful hatch!
     
  8. Deltabwa

    Deltabwa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. :)
     

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