Finally, I am doing the Happy Dance, Fertile Black Silkie eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BamaChicken, Nov 15, 2008.

  1. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    What a year. I lost my best black show birds to an Owl last Nov. I only had 9 eggs saved and hatched 8 All cockerels except for one. I kept 2 cockerels but in the meantime I bought another black Cock from a breeder and he was gorgeous but I never got a fertile egg. I tried to watch him and figure out what was going on and I figured out he couldn't see. I cut the feathers all back and it was worse than I suspected. He was blind. I culled him and have been waiting a whole year for fertile eggs. I have done test hatch three or four different times and finally. I set about 9 black silkie eggs and on day 6 I have swimmers in everyone. Whoooo Hooo. 15 days and I will have me some black silkie chicks.\\Just had to share
     
  2. farmergal

    farmergal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats!!!
     
  3. lostsoulhelpmejebus

    lostsoulhelpmejebus Incubating Fool

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    That is wonderful!

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  4. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

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    I know how you feel.....when I finally had a fertile Blue Wyandotte egg I was jumping up and down too!!
     
  5. nhnanna

    nhnanna Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Can we see a youtube video of Julie doing the Happy Dance? LOL. Congrats!
     
  7. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

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    Well Cyn, it would be entertaining but noooo, I think I will pass. I am so happy. Thanks everyone. I am sure I will be posting pictures of baby coneheads.
     
  8. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Wooo Hoooo

    If you need a test hatcher I am at your service. [​IMG]
     
  9. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    That's great! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  10. tazcat70

    tazcat70 I must be crazy!

    Wonderful! I am so happy for you!
     

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