getting REALLY anxious...babies should hatch TOMMORROW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by 6mutts, Feb 7, 2009.

  1. 6mutts

    6mutts Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 6, 2008
    St. Clair, MO
    I have the momma and eggs all set up in the coop, seperated and with food/ water and lots of bedding. ANd the wait begins!
  2. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

    Apr 13, 2008
    Bowdon, GA
    Ahhhh....I'm praying for you. I've had only one hatching from under a broody mom, but I got 4 precious babies from that and I'm still trying to figure out what 2 of them I ran around grabbing fertile eggs to add to her clutch when I realized she was broody, hatched out one purebred leghorn rooster and hen, one barred cross mix, 2 little easter eggers and 2 mutts. She was a very big white hen and she was unable in the past to stay broody.

    Anyway, enough about me, I praying for patience and safety for the little eggs and you!!!! Please don't disturb mom off the nest. And don't pull her babies out too early remember they can go days without eating and water so she's keeping the warm under her and is drying off their feathers.

    Let us know how it goes!!! Photos please!
  3. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Awesome, 6mutts!!!! Keep us posted!
  4. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    Good Luck [​IMG]

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