I have a baby! Update! Now 2 fuzzy buts!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by 2kidsn'chickens, Apr 4, 2009.

  1. 2kidsn'chickens

    2kidsn'chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put my 6 eggs into my hatching bator yesterday, when I got up around 4:30am this morning to deal with a crying child I decided to pop my head in to make sure none of my eggs were getting fried and to my surprise a bantam had hatched! Its all grey with 4 toes and half of them are black and half pink! I'm not real sure of the breeds since these were free from a co-worker and he has a bunch of birds just running together. Now two more have pipped, one bantam and one medium sized brown egg!
    Question: My new baby will move around and chirp and then just kinda sag her head and "sleep" for a few moments and then pick back up and do it all over again. She isnt completely dry yet. Is this normal?
    I am up loading pics now so as soon as they are on I will post one!

    I now have a second hatched! She zipped and popped out in a matter of minutes!! It was so neat to watch and I got most of it on camera! She is also a bantam and all yellow! I think that the first chick may be a blue cochin bantam or some kind of mix.


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    Last edited: Apr 4, 2009
  2. Marion

    Marion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, that is what they do when they are brand new! They will fall asleep at the drop of a hat, sometimes in the funniest positions! Congratulations!
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Good job, congrats chicken parent!
     
  4. 2kidsn'chickens

    2kidsn'chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here she is! Thanks Marion and Mahonri![​IMG]
     

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