Day 21, and Broody has a surprise!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by aka Rachel, Jul 10, 2010.

  1. aka Rachel

    aka Rachel Chillin' With My Peeps

    The first time this new mom went broody, she had a heck of a time in her nest box, it was too slippy! While trying to make small adjustments to her position, she probably slipped a leg and crushed an egg. I eventually rescued the last of her eggs and incubated the remainder. She is a very clean broody, so I installed carpet in her nest box [​IMG]

    From her first batch of eggs, we got these guys [​IMG] the bigger one came out of its shell like a firecracker!

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    So, mama was still broody, and looked extremely content with the upgrade to her nest box. And today is day 21! I was hoping they'd hatch today, and sure enough I hear peeping!!! She's got three eggs, it would be wonderful if they all make it! So for now, this is all I can see. She wont oblige and show me the baby yet [​IMG]

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    The chick peeped and this was her reaction

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    I can't wait for babies!! Ohh better put the chick feeder in!
     
    Last edited: Jul 10, 2010
  2. txmel

    txmel Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. aka Rachel

    aka Rachel Chillin' With My Peeps

    She did a wee shuffle and I got to see
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    You can see all three eggs, not clear tho [​IMG] I think there must be another pipped because there seems to be a couple of voices hehe
     
  4. aka Rachel

    aka Rachel Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. mycutekitties

    mycutekitties Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 15, 2009
    Modesto, California
    How exciting!
     

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