Day 19 and we have babies!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SundownWaterfowl, Jul 20, 2008.

  1. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Well, today is day 19 for my 9 Silkie eggs, and 1 egg from an standard EE and bantam rooster.

    Well, I went to check on the hens, and lifted one up. Under her was a gorgeous black silkie. I was suprised. He was all fluffed up and beautiful. A very nice looking silkie. Then I lifted up the other hen, and under her was a gorgeous buff/partridge/or splash chick under her.


    Well Tuesday is day 21. I will let you know if more hatch.
     
  2. shortcake1806

    shortcake1806 Sassy McSassington

    Sep 11, 2007
    Congrats! Seems like every hatch I've had this year has been early whether in the bator or the hen.
     
  3. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Way to go! It's exciting, isn't it?
     
  4. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    It is sooo exciting.

    The little black one is a very nice looking silkie. Its feet and skin are pitch black. I will post pictures after the hatch is over.
     
  5. lowcountrypoultry

    lowcountrypoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Congrats! [​IMG]

    Can't wait to see pics of the little guys!
     
  6. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    No new baby chicks yet. Maybe some more will hatch later or tomorrow. [​IMG]
     
  7. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    2 more hatched.

    1 is black
    1 is buff
    1 is possibly splash or blue
    1 is splash.

    They are so cute. 5 more eggs to go.
     
  8. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

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  9. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

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    WOW can't wait to see pics of the muppet babies [​IMG]
     
  10. WRBH

    WRBH Out Of The Brooder

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    I have one hatching today at 19 days, nice to know I'm not alone in getting one early [​IMG]
     

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