I did it! I Helped a baby chick!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BarefootMom, Jun 9, 2011.

  1. BarefootMom

    BarefootMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 20, 2010
    Half Way, Missouri
    I was so scared of touching it but it had pipped on Tuesday and had started to zip, but then stopped for somereason. Yesterday it didn't seem to do much and I told myself if it still hadn't done anything by this morning I was going to operate. So when I got up I opened the bator (yes others are still hatching but I am doing a dry hatch so I wasn't too worried about the humidity which is at 55%)

    I broke the shell off and held a shrink wrapped baby with a tiny little hole. The membrane was mostly dried up around its feet and head area. I gently peeled all of the membrane back and out came a chick. Breathing. It layed there for a little while but is already up and running around! YAY!! [​IMG]

    That makes 23 standard cochins!!
     
  2. flnatv

    flnatv Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good job [​IMG]
     
  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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  4. Chickiebabyfluff

    Chickiebabyfluff Yappette in Training

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    Quote:YAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAAAAAYAYYA!!!!! I'm so proud of you!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  5. valley ranch

    valley ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    That's great!~~~~~~~~~~The girls wanted to help one with the last hatch, I thought it was a lost cause, so we slowly chipped it out. The chick was sad looking for hours. I can't tell which one it is now. Best of luck with all your hatches.
     
  6. BarefootMom

    BarefootMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 20, 2010
    Half Way, Missouri
    Quote:sure!

    the one I helped:
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    and some more of the lil fuzzy butts

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