Buff silkie chicks finished hatching today( Jody take a look)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BamaChicken, Jan 5, 2008.

  1. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    Well my hatch finished up today. They started hatching last nite and finish around 4 pm today on day 21. Out of 12 possibles from Jody/Hinkjc I had 11 hatch and live. One died. I helped it out at the last minute and should have probably done it a little sooner. Out of the 4 possibles from Bobbi Porto I had three buffs hatch and one black did not pip. Here are some pics. They are in with some almost week old whites.
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    I sure hope I get at least half pullets and they are keepers.
    I put little colored bands on the legs of the marked eggs that I know came from different breeding pens.
     
  2. Chickemee

    Chickemee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're adorible!!
     
  3. jab91864

    jab91864 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silkie chicks are hard to resist. I remember last spring I had close to 30 in the brooder. My son use to refer to them as 'fro chicks cuz of the top knot.

    Julie [​IMG]
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Love the little fuzzballs, Julie. Congrats on a good hatch!
     
  5. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Well it's decided,,,, I'm going to get some Silkie eggs,,, I've seen too many on here not to now!
    K
     
  6. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
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    They are so cute, great job!
     
  7. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    awww, what a cute little bunch of fuzzies! [​IMG]
     
  8. tazcat70

    tazcat70 I must be crazy!

    They are sooooo cute!!!

    Tonya
     
  9. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2007
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    OMG.....I love them [​IMG] I have a broody silkie right now and i want so bad to let her hatch an egg or 2 but i cant. Its too cold here and i cant bring the babies in the house due to H's asthma/allergies. This is the next best thing seeing yours [​IMG]
     
  10. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    omg lucky!!! i am getting a silkie pullet soon hopfully! prolly about 1-4 months old though >.<
     

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