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Chicks are Hatching late on day 20

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Motel Chix, Dec 8, 2007.

  1. Motel Chix

    Motel Chix In the Brooder

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    Hello,
    Chicks started hatching a little early. Late on day 20, many others pipped.

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    Drying Off

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    Moved this evening to heat lamp to make room for more to hatch
     
  2. ZuniBee

    ZuniBee Songster

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    Nice looking chicks. Are they Leghorns? Or what kind are they?
     
  3. arlee453

    arlee453 Songster

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    WHY oh WHY do they have to be SOOOO cute???!!??

    And here I am on day 11.... 10 more to go!!
     
  4. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Fun!! [​IMG]
     
  5. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member 11 Years

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    Very cute. Is this a family project? What kind of chicks are they?
     
  6. CovenantCreek

    CovenantCreek Chicks Rule!

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    I've got 2 just starting day 20....... I hope they look so cute by this time tomorrow.
     
  7. Motel Chix

    Motel Chix In the Brooder

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    Have 14 hatched so far. [​IMG]
    We have been getting about 2 dz eggs a day and selling them for $2.50 dz to help pay for feed.
    Decided to hatch more for experience and kids to watch, and maybe end up with a few more egg layers.[​IMG]
    I have 1 leghorn Roo that was a mistake from a Hatchery. He has been very busy and we decided to try 60 eggs and see if they were fertile, 45 were I had 24 pure leghorn eggs and 21 mixed RIR hens and my Leghorn Roo, and 20 days later.......
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  8. d_rooster

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    What a cute picture of the little baby chicks! The hatchling in the pink coat is the cutest one. [​IMG] Kudos for involving your children in this project and giving them an appreciation for nature and animals.
     
  9. Motel Chix

    Motel Chix In the Brooder

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    Have 24 Hatched as of Sun Morn and 6 Pipped.
    All Mixed seem to be yellow with small specks of dark.
    Half of the eggs were from RIR & Leghorn Roo is the white color dominate? all look yellow !
     
  10. Motel Chix

    Motel Chix In the Brooder

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    Finished Hatching:
    Had 33 hatch OK and 5 were rotten must of died a week ago, and 7 died without Pipping????
    I guess Ok about 73% Hatch of fertile eggs.
    still confused on why all are yellow and none red or dark. 1/2 were RIR Mixed??
     

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