Blue/Black/Splash Orpington Babies Hatching...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by speckledhen, Jul 27, 2008.

  1. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    These are all sold unless someone wimps out on me. I have two splashes and I believe a blue hatched, one pipped (you can see it in the first pic), and the last one died about Day 18 for some reason. There are seven more due in seven days. BTW, these are all Suedelettes.
    Last edited: Jul 27, 2008
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Awww. Don't you want to cuddle them? [​IMG]
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I just adore the splashes when they fluff out all silvery then turn cream colored with smoky areas. They are so pretty! Well, so are all the various shades of blue, too.
  4. shortcake1806

    shortcake1806 Sassy McSassington

    Sep 11, 2007
    Aww, how adorable. I can't imagine anyone backing out on those beauties.
  5. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    Oh gosh! They're gorgeous!!! [​IMG]
  6. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

    Apr 6, 2007
    [​IMG] Please be a splash hen [​IMG]
  7. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Hey, the one with the tiny pip just pipped in an entirely different place, not connected to the first pip. That is weird, never saw it before.
    PC, I have a splash pullet in the brooder right now! FINALLY!
  9. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Your chicks hatch out so clean great job [​IMG]

    Congrats on the new babies :Jumpy
  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Thank you! Yes, that's what I like, a clean-as-a-whistle hatch. No muss, no fuss, LOL. The last one is working on it now. Pipped in two places-can you see them both?

    Well now it's pipped in yet another place and none of the pips are connected to each other yet! The new place is in between the other two, but not a continuation of either. Never had one do that before. Here is the last baby that hatched, getting fluffy.

    Note to self: get a new camera with low light settings when money falls from a tree... [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jul 27, 2008

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