I found my Princess!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by FLOWERPOT, Oct 8, 2008.

  1. FLOWERPOT

    FLOWERPOT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A few days ago I posted that I have a white OEGB hen ( princess Prissy) that had disapeared almost 2 weeks ago and returned for a few minutes only to be gone again a few minutes later.
    I FOUND HER! In the top of the barn, setting on 8 eggs! She nested in the middle of a roll of insulation.
    She hissed and cackled at me when she saw me, I went into the house to get my candler, she let me look at them and all 8 eggs are fertile and look to have about 1 week left to go till hatching!!!

    This is my very first broody experience ever, I am so excited to see what she has!!!

    I have 3 roos and wonder who is the daddy!?! [​IMG]
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:It could be some from all 3. uh huh lol
     
  3. crazy huhn

    crazy huhn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulatons!!

    That is double fun/luck: first to find her and now the excitement of having baby chicks...........
     
  4. FLOWERPOT

    FLOWERPOT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is that really possible to have all 3 be daddys?
    WOW, That thought never crossed my mind!
     
  5. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    flowerpot... I absolutely adore your avatar!

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  6. FLOWERPOT

    FLOWERPOT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!
    Dont that look like one tough chickie?
     
  7. steffpeck

    steffpeck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so glad that you found her. Is she in a safe place that once the chicks hatch they won't fall and get hurt or be able to get back up to her to stay warm?? And yes, it is totally possible for all 3 roos to be the daddy.
     
  8. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL... needs a holster and some water-guns!

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    Where did you find it???
     
  9. FLOWERPOT

    FLOWERPOT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do not remember where I found it, just web surfing one day and there it was.

    No not a really safe place for them to be when they hatch. They could easily fall thru the center hatch, which is where she gets thru. (I never thought she could, I thought it was blocked pretty good, apparently not though)
    I think Im going to move them to a breeder pen by themselves with momma when it gets a little closer to hatch time. Im scared she will stop setting on them.
     
  10. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

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    Awww congratz! [​IMG] keep us updated on them and get pictures when the lil ones hatch. [​IMG]
     

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