Broody white cochin hatched two so far overnight!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by TOP KNOT, Sep 14, 2013.

  1. TOP KNOT

    TOP KNOT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a 28 week old white cochin who was determined to have chicks!! I gave her some of the best eggs laid over two days. Today is day 21!! Two hatched overnight, I am impatiently waiting for more!! I am not sure which hens these are out of as of now. I have two speckled sussex roosters and a mix of hens of the heavy breeds. I hope more hatch as the day progresses. I am trying to leave her be. I will check her in another hour or so. I have a Dominique hen that also went broody, she is on a ceramic egg right now. If cochie hatches out several, I may sneak a chick or two under her. I don't want her to start sitting this late in the season. I will post some pics when she takes them off the nest! [​IMG]
     
  2. mrchicks

    mrchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm looking forward to seeing the pictures, and congratulations!!!!
     
  3. lilypad

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    Awww what a young mama! Cochins are so gorgeous :)
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  4. TOP KNOT

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  5. TOP KNOT

    TOP KNOT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok! Here are her 2 chicks so far!! Looks like one is out of my astralorp or jersey giant, and the rust colored one I think may be out of my partridge rock hen or maybe a buff orpington. Here is a pic of the rooster
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    and here is the proud mother!!
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  6. lilypad

    lilypad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh how sweeeeet! Thank you for sharing![​IMG]
     
  7. TOP KNOT

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  8. TOP KNOT

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    Here are the next two! They are americauna/speckled sussex cross! This young cochin is such a good mother!! She gets to raise 4 her first time, she is like an old pro!!
     
  9. mrchicks

    mrchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are so cute! Thanks so much for sharing. [​IMG]
     

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