Day 19 and hatching

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sideways, Sep 7, 2016.

  1. sideways

    sideways Out Of The Brooder

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    Just got home late and heard peeping from under the broody chickens..(I have 4 rather keen hens who all want to be mummies to the 5 the pekin bantam eggs brought from eBay. They sit on top of and steal the fertile eggs at any opportunity). Anyway, it's only day 19 and 2 have already hatched!!! With the other 3 not far behind! This is early isn't it???

    Anyway pictures to follow in the morning.
     
    Last edited: Sep 7, 2016
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    n8ivetxn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's funny [​IMG], the girls stealing the eggs....

    It is a little early, but within ranges - congrats!

    BTW, are those YOUR strawberries in that avitar??? Those are huge (and yummy looking [​IMG])! That can't be real....can it?! LOL....
     
  3. sideways

    sideways Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes they are real strawberries!!! Amazing aren't they.

    So far I have a little black chick and a grey one with a yellow belly. The main hen to have sat on them is a normal sized hen... Grey with a red neck. The chicks will be tiny In comparison.
     
  4. n8ivetxn

    n8ivetxn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, those are amazing strawberries! I have to say I've never seen anything like it! [​IMG]

    Congrats on your tiny fluff balls! Fortunately, the hen won't know (or care?) that they're small! [​IMG]
     

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