First Silkie hatched!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chic Chick, Jan 26, 2010.

  1. Chic Chick

    Chic Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is the very first silkie to hatch here, and I'm hoping for at least one more to keep it company . Mama went broody the beginning of January for the second time so I felt sorry for her and gave her some eggs. Of course we're going into another cold snap here......



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  2. Karrie13

    Karrie13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2009
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    How cute! How many eggs is she still sitting on?
     
  3. blessedchickenmama7

    blessedchickenmama7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, my! Beautiful!!
     
  4. Chic Chick

    Chic Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! She's sitting on 4 more eggs and I hear one pecking but nothing yet from the others. I'm surprised that any are hatching because one morning I found her out of the cage somehow (a 4 foot drop) and the eggs were cold -very cold, but I put her back in just on the chance that miracles happen.
     
  5. Quailbuddy

    Quailbuddy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OH MY that little on is so cute [​IMG] I really want black silkie . . . . .[​IMG]
     
  6. ClairedeLune

    ClairedeLune Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're so adorable! I love broodies.
     
  7. bel

    bel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So adorable, both of them!
     
  8. Chic Chick

    Chic Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't believe this is taking so long!! Came home today to a pip and another one chirping inside the egg. So that's over 24 hours with only 1 hatch - not at all like an incubator where they all seem to hatch out within the 24 hours...
    It's -30C here at night and I think I'll bring them all into the house so they will have a better chance of hatching and surviving.
     
  9. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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  10. SunshineSilkies

    SunshineSilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 10, 2009
    Florida
    I just love Silkie babies!!! Just hatched 13 of mine!!!! Yours looks so sweet!![​IMG]
     

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