Hi from Knoxville, TN!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Candice W, Oct 8, 2014.

  1. Candice W

    Candice W In the Brooder

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    I have gotten so mush knowledge from BYC! So now... Being a new mom to 20 eggs has brought me to join!! We have had chickens for 6 years now. For the first time one our hens went broody. So since we don't have a rooster I bought some fertile eggs and put 12 under Mama and decided I wanted to try to incubate some. I started off with 9 in the incubator and had to get rid of one because it went bad. This has been a great experience. Nerve wracking at times. I feel like a new mom!!! Well today is day 21 for my eggs in the batior and 2 days ago was Mama's day 21. Last night I went out to check on Mama and I heard at least one baby. So excited!! Then I woke up this morning to hearing chirping in the batior!! Two of them! I'm a nervous wreck, but excited to finally be experiencing this awesome miracle of life!!
     
  2. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Crowing 5 Years

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    :welcome
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    How Egg-citing!!!! You must be a proud momma!!!

    Good luck with all these hatches. We LOVE chick pics! So feel free to share them with us.

    Make yourself at home here and if you have any questions, feel free to ask. Enjoy all those babies!
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]

    Good luck with your hatch!
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!

    I hope the hatch goes well!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

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    [​IMG]congratulations - hope you will give us updates when both hatches are finished
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Good luck with the hatches! :jumpy
     
  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  9. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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  10. Candice W

    Candice W In the Brooder

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    Thanks for the welcome!!!

    I have two baby chicks from the babor. I just posted a question about one of the chicks. She hatched about 3 or more hours ago and still has some more drying off to do. But it looks like she is panting now!! The temp is about 100 and humidity is 65. She opens her beak and keeps it open and then pants. :( Should I put her in the brooder??? Help!!
     

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