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First Time Hatch Is A Success!!!! PICS

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Wjeffgriggs, Feb 27, 2012.

  1. Wjeffgriggs

    Wjeffgriggs Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 29, 2011
    Just want to brag a bit. First time hatching. It started when my favorite rooster (the one in my avatar pic) was killed by a dog and hours after I decided to Incubate a few of the eggs I thought he probably fertilized. The hen was a white silkie.
    Also I should add they were pullet eggs. Being a first timer I had nothing but temp issues and humidity issues. Spikes some days at 106. (not sure for how long). It was a shot in the dark but they all turned out nice and healthy and I could not be more happy with it.
    Last edited: Feb 27, 2012
  2. NorthTexaschick

    NorthTexaschick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2011
    Denton area
    Congratulations! Those babies are adorable...
  3. spikennipper

    spikennipper Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 25, 2009
    Kent, UK.
    Very well done! they are lovely, it's so nice you managed to keep his gene pool running he's a handsome fella [​IMG]
  4. Wjeffgriggs

    Wjeffgriggs Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 29, 2011
    I know! you can imagine how exciting it was to see a black and then 2 grey chicks come out of the eggs instead of white. They will be some interesting looking chickens when they get older
    Last edited: Feb 27, 2012

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