Contest #6 Broodies & Their Babies - 7th Annual BYC Easter Hatch-a-long!

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by Sally Sunshine, Feb 22, 2016.

  1. jmwaco

    jmwaco Out Of The Brooder

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  2. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member

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  3. Silkie2

    Silkie2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So amazing! 'Wish I could enter, but no chicks, ugh, I need a rooster! lol
     
  4. Corny Caleb

    Corny Caleb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess I showed up too late lol. I just got 4 emu eggs I threw in the bator yesterday. And ONE of them is a huge 938 gram DOUBLE YOLK EMU EGG. I doubt it will hatch, but I'm giving it a shot
     
  5. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Overrun With Chickens

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    Awesome. You have to post pics when those chicks hatch. I love emus. They make an awesome sound, very gentle (at least the flock I got to walk around and pet), and very soft.
     
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  6. Corny Caleb

    Corny Caleb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I definitely will! Last year none of the eggs hatched. But I'm hoping I have better luck this time. I absolutely adore emus as well. They are adorable when they just hatch[​IMG]
     
  7. iammachine

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    Brahma hen with her baby, this little trooper got attacked by a duck a few hours after she was hatched, she ended up getting her left wing torn off, and momma nearly killed the duck.
    I winded up moving her and her baby into my bathtub, thinking this chick wasn't long for this world, but her mom was determined to get this little girl to survive.
    Eventually they moved outside, the second day out, I found a hawk on top of her dead mother, and the baby was nowhere to be seen.
    I found her baby a few hours later cowering underneath a bucket, still alive.
    We named her Trooper.
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  8. rmickelson44

    rmickelson44 Out Of The Brooder

    Awww.... im sorry. But what a story of how brutal life can be. Real world in truth.... good luck to you n Trooper.
     
  9. Silkie2

    Silkie2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so sorry for the mother, but I'm glad the chick survived! very nice birds you have!
     
  10. whirlwind2357

    whirlwind2357 Chillin' With My Peeps

    My hen started setting a few days ago.... I hope she''ll be done by April 1st.
     
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