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First broody hatched her chicks!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Joey8765, Sep 19, 2010.

  1. Joey8765

    Joey8765 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yesterday and today I went and checked on Penny, (my Columbian Wyandotte Bantam), and she had hatched 5 chicks out of 7 eggs. One of the other eggs was cracked but I think it had a hard time trying to get out and got too exhausted and died, the other egg didn't have any cracks at all, so it was either infertile, or died part-way through the incubation process. I am still happy with a 5 out of 7 success rate! She is a good mother and took them for a little walk in the grass and she teaches them how to eat the chick crumbles. It's quite cute. I will probably put pictures up tomorrow!
    See you then!

    Joseph.
     
    Last edited: Sep 19, 2010
  2. cat1994

    cat1994 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] good for you [​IMG] [​IMG] Thats great that your Columbian Wyandotte Bantam is a good mom and that 5 out of 7 eggs made it, i have a silver laced wyandotte hen and im hopeing she will be a good broody and mom like yours [​IMG]

    here is my silver laced wyandotte hen
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  3. Joey8765

    Joey8765 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what a lovely hen you have there! wyandottes tend to make good mothers so i hope it works out for you!
     
  4. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sunny side up :)
    She did good. I bet she is a proud mama.
     
  5. Joey8765

    Joey8765 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are the photos!
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    The momma

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    The dadda.

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    Yum!
     
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  6. write2caroline

    write2caroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aren't they great! My Dot GLW hatched eggs last spring and was great with the chicks.
    Caroline
     
  7. Joey8765

    Joey8765 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh that's wonderful.. I want to finish my incubator so I can hatch more chicks!
     
  8. NottinghamChicks

    NottinghamChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    What beautiful pics of the new hatchlings. Keep up the good work!
     
  9. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Adorable. I can't wait, my broody's eggs should hatch Wed.
     
  10. Joey8765

    Joey8765 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck! [​IMG]
     

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