Escaping from the shell...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SunAngel, Sep 28, 2008.

  1. SunAngel

    SunAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    One of the little escape artists has wiggled out of its shell!!

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    I am guessing its a little white Silkie [​IMG] 2 or 3 other eggs have pipped so far. Today is day 20!! This is our first hatch ever [​IMG]

    Not a great pic, but here is mom and baby together...
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    Last edited: Sep 28, 2008
  2. chuck12

    chuck12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sep 17, 2008
    Indiana
    I am going to have to order me some silkie eggs next spring.
    They are just so cute as chicks [​IMG]
    Congrats on the chickie [​IMG]
     
  3. CK Chickadilly

    CK Chickadilly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 11, 2008
    West Michigan
    What a cutie! Congrats! [​IMG]
    How many are you expecting?
     
  4. SunAngel

    SunAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    There are 7 eggs left under her, she started out with 9 but one wasn't developing and another broke open a couple weeks ago.

    I think 3-4 more have pips so far, not sure about the remaining ones yet.

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    Last edited: Sep 28, 2008
  5. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    Awwwww!! Its so adorable!!! It looks like a silkie to me!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. SunAngel

    SunAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    Cross your fingers its girl! [​IMG] I don't have a white Silkie yet!!

    They are stubborn lil creatures though. That first one took 14 hours from pip to fluffy! The rest are making me wait forever!
     
  7. SunAngel

    SunAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    I think thats one of Peppi's eggs in the back corner, hope it hatches too, no pip yet though!
     
  8. SunAngel

    SunAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    Hannah, chick #2 is out of the shell. The one that was trying to get out when you guys were here.

    It is a dark one, but was still too wet to tell if the feet were black or greenish. The rest probably wont hatch til the middle of the night or in the morning. I will update first thing in the morning!

    Thanks again for the eggs!! [​IMG]
     
  9. silkieluver_07

    silkieluver_07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    [​IMG] Yay! Maybe it's a partridge silkie! (Peppi's maybe)
     
  10. SunAngel

    SunAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    I just went out and checked on them. I have another little yellow baby, but the browish one looks like its going to die. Its not hopping around like the other 2. I tried to get it to take a couple sips of water, but it didn't seem to help.

    One of the EE chicks should be out of its shell in an hour or so!!

    I think Peppi's egg is still sitting there. Today is day 21 so there is still hope.
     

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