Getting over run by chicks!!!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by EvyCrystal, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. EvyCrystal

    EvyCrystal Out Of The Brooder

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    So I had a good number of eggs in my incubator and I let two hen have some eggs to lay on, Mother Hen had 4 and Gold Hen had 5.
    Now I mostly wanted to hatch out my silkie Hen's eggs :3 Her chick will be Half Maran. I only have one rooster and he is a full Maran, he such a doll.
    I really want to see what the silkie/Maran chick will look like!! SO far I hatch out 4 of them and they are doing really well along with other chicks, right now I have about 14 Chicks. All the eggs I left with the two hens hatch, sadly two of them die. One egg got lost and one chick got killed : <
    But here some photos of the dear hearts :3

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    This is the first one to hatch out of the group :3 He is a Silkie/Maran (I still don't know if boy or girl) My BF name him Thor |D;; idk why I keep asking him for names . . . He does have dark skin and 10 toes :3

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    I took this when I had 11 chicks, There Thor in the middle looking at the cam x3 !

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    Another image I took when I still had 11 chicks, I really need a bigger box WHICH I'm getting one soon. Thank gosh I don't think that box can last any longer |D I tell you what, these guys are to funny x3

    Well the 4 half silkie half Marans all are dark skinned and all have 10 toes BUT one has only 9 toes! lol They also have those lovely big sweet silkie eyes <3 There mother is a small Black hen with some gold around her neck. I call her Silkie Mama. haha!

    Oh . . . I think I just heard some peeps from my incubator . . . -goes to look and comes back-

    yeah . . . two more chicks are hatching as I type this |D GEEZUS! ok I'm soon going to have 16 chicks . . . BUT They are Silkie chicks!! yay more Half silkie chicks! so that mean I have 6 little half silkie chicks <3 <3 Oh I can't wait to see what they will look like when they get bigger [​IMG] Haha all the Chicks have the same father so they really are brothers and sisters x3 to cute <3 <3 !!
     
  2. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Post some pics of the chicks growing up?? They are adorable... [​IMG]
     
  3. Magic Birdie

    Magic Birdie Overrun With Chickens

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  4. EvyCrystal

    EvyCrystal Out Of The Brooder

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    Yup I will [​IMG] The eggs in the incubator hatch but sadly one was to weak : < really unset about that, the other one is fine, its a pretty little guy and peeping like crazy LOL this one has 9 toes, so now I have two half silkie with 9 toes LOL x3

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    here the little one still wet x3 !

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    here he is all fluffy!!! [​IMG] haha! little guy is sleeping now <3 !!
     
  5. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    They're so cute!!!
     
  6. GardenGal

    GardenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So cute! Must be really exciting to hatch your own [​IMG]
     
  7. EvyCrystal

    EvyCrystal Out Of The Brooder

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    it really is [​IMG] but ALOT of work, This is the 3rd time I use my new incubator but I have hatch some before that with just my hens laying and being broody x3 So I guess I been doing this a good while now [​IMG]
    I learn a lot every time I hatch some chicks, so I'm getting better with the hatching and caring for them :3
     

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