first time hatching: buff orpingtons

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by roolbg, Sep 4, 2014.

  1. roolbg

    roolbg Out Of The Brooder

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    So following introduction thread I thought I'd throw one up about my attempt at hatching. 6 eggs bought from eBay in a brinsea mini eco, 3 fertilised. Of those, one became a stankegg and was thrown. Last two in lockdown, woke up today and was chirping and peeping and now I have a lovely little chhick floundering all over the other egg. Hoping it hatches soon.

    Waiting for a brinsea brooder heater, but it looks like it wont arrive so I have a back up heat lamp and box with crumb waiting if they both smash out before the postie arrives.

    Photos to follow!
     
  2. HanwellChickens

    HanwellChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on your hatch. Such an exciting time!
     

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