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

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    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.
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  2. NorthTexaschick

    NorthTexaschick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations! Those babies are adorable...
     
  3. spikennipper

    spikennipper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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
     
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