Here's my babies...... UPDATE: Pictures fixed

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by steffpeck, Apr 14, 2008.

  1. steffpeck

    steffpeck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    Holy Cow, the pictures are huge!! How do I make them smaller?

    I started with 23 eggs, 10 Cochins & 13 Silkies and ended up setting 2 cochins & 6 Silkie eggs on day 18. I ended up with 5 very healty chicks when it was all over with. 2 Blue Cochins (I think they are blue) and 3 Silkies, that I have no idea what their colors are, maybe you can tell me. [​IMG] I had 3 silkie eggs that didn't make it. When I opened the shells today, there were 2 that hadn't even started absorbing the yolk yet, so they must have died right aroudn day 18 or so, but the 3rd one, had absorbed the yolk, and was the most perfect, gorgeous dark blue with a big old top knot on it's head. I am so sad that it didn't make it. I think it was to big for the egg. It was totally crammed in there with its head still in the middle of the egg. It completely filled the egg. It didn't look like it had even turned to get to the airsac. But the bright side is my darling little ones that I do have. Here are pictures of the sweet things. If someone could tell me what the colors of them are, I would appreciate it. Sorry for all the pictures... [​IMG]

    Chicks 1 & 2 Cochins - both blue??
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    Chick 3 - Silkie - color??
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    Chick4 - Silkie - color?? (My little Peanut [​IMG] )
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    Chick 5 - Silkie - color?? chick on the right side - almost black with a little tan w/ a tan spot on it's head
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    Last edited: Apr 15, 2008
  2. tx_dane_mom

    tx_dane_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2007
    SE Texas
    those pix are like blinding b/c they are so huge LOL. I can't even try to see the chix through all the red background. if you used photobucket there is a link that says resize & you can click on 'forum' or 'website' eitherone will shrink it to a good size.
    HTH<
    Kristi
     
  3. steffpeck

    steffpeck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    Quote:Thanks!
     
  4. shmooborp

    shmooborp artistic fowlism

    well what ever u did it worked! they are perfect now!
    and those babes are BEAUTIFUL! i wanna hatch some silkys too!!!!
     
  5. Animal123Animal

    Animal123Animal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love the little Silkies. Thanks for the Pictures Dennis
     
  6. Joy1

    Joy1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]:Lovely chicks
     
    Last edited: Apr 15, 2008
  7. Must Be Losing It

    Must Be Losing It Lost It

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    Too cute. I see some Partridge color in there on chick 3 if I counted the photos right.
     
  8. DouglasPeeps

    DouglasPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2008
    Colorado
    Ahhhh! What cute chicks! How fun! I love all the feathered feet!
     
  9. Sunny Chook Farm

    Sunny Chook Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how sweet!
     
  10. FrontPorchIndiana

    FrontPorchIndiana Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2008
    Indiana
    Awwwwwww, they are ADORABLE!
     

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