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I caught a baby hatching on video this AM!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by silkhope, Aug 23, 2007.

  1. silkhope

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    I ran out to check the babies this morning and one mom got up and there was one baby on it's way out! I ran in, got the camera and a flashlight because it was still kind of dark in the coop. It takes a little while but you can hear her chirping and me coaching her! LOL! The battery ran out once she was out and mom peeked in a few times and I had the other six babies around my feet so it jumps a bit, but I think it's amazing, I don't care how many times I see it happen.

    http://ashleyweaver.myphotoalbum.com/view_album.php?set_albumName=album01
     
  2. DoctorGoose

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    Too precious! [​IMG]
     
  3. Fancy Feather Poultry

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    May 30, 2007
    Aww, how cute congrats [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. arlee453

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    How sweet! I never get tired of seeing new life come into the world, whether it is human, animal, or bird. It really is an amazing thing!

    I think you can learn a lot about the world by watching births - no birth seems to be completey easy, either for the mom or baby. It must be the perfect design - the birth struggle makes us all stronger!

    Susan (who attends human births from time to time and teaches childbirth classes)
     
  5. Frozen Feathers

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    That is so precious! [​IMG]
     
  6. birdlover

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    That was sooo awesome!!! I found myself trying to help by "pushing" along with the chick! [​IMG] So that makes seven??

    Ellen
     
  7. silkhope

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    Yep, seven, good memory! Two more to go [​IMG] I had someone ask this morning how do I resist not helping it out! It's definitely hard!! I found myself gritting my teeth and grimacing with each push!

    Susan, that must be awesome to teach those classes.
     
  8. skeeter9

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    What a cool video!! Now I want to run home and check on my eggs!!! Ok, they're only on day 12, but I still wanna see 'em!!

    Lori
     
  9. silkhope

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    Sad news... [​IMG] this baby was dead when I got home. [​IMG] I have no idea why...
     
  10. doghamstyluv95

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    aww im so sorry about that baby![​IMG]
     

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