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I HAVE BABIES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! UPDATED WITH PICTURES

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Poison Ivy, May 11, 2007.

  1. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    I have a bantam that went broody on me a month ago. So I let her set on 2 eggs as a trial run to see how it would go. Well I checked them daily and gather the extra eggs out of the nest. I came home today to gather the eggs and I saw a broken shell. My heart sank thinking the one finally broke that had the crack in it that I fixed with wax. I lifted her up to get the egg out and see a yellow chick and a black chick. Oh happy day!!!!! Both look good but the yellow one is alot smaller then the black one. I have to go to my sons baseball game but I will take a few pictures and post them later tonight. I just wanted to share my good news. Twila

    The little yellow one is doing alot better since I brought them in the house I think it was to hot in the coop.
    now to think up some great names.

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  2. Saltiena

    Saltiena Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thats so cool, i hope you enjoy the 2 new "bundles of joy" plz post pics i can't wait to see [​IMG]
    [​IMG] one hour later [​IMG] one hour later :| one hour later (waiting for pics) [​IMG] last hour :mad:--hope you post pics [​IMG] lol
     
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  3. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    Sorry I took so long but it was the last game for Matt's baseball season and they had a pizza party after. All I could think about was getting home to check on my babies. Oh and his team won! lol
     
  4. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Tell your son CONGRATS!!! Hope they had a great pizza party too!

    The babies are BEAUTIFULL! They are definately as different as day and night...hey, how about Sunny and Luna for names!? LOL
     
  5. Freebie

    Freebie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2007
    Bloomingdale, MI
    Did you take them from Mom? I was just wondering, alot of people take them and raise them in the brooder. Mine one lonely chick hatched out May 5 and I let her stay with Mom. I just love going down and seeing them together.
     
  6. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    No mom & chicks are in the crate in the guest room where its nice & cozy and very quite. I checked them twice this morning and they are getting around great. I was worried about the little yellow one but it must have only been hours old when I got home. Its walking around and peeping. But it is so much smaller then the black one. I guess the black one is a Black star sex link chick. Have no idea what the yellow one is. I have BR, black stars, black giant,SLW, RIR,Buff Orp. & A delaware roo. So which one has yellow chicks with strips. I know its not from my EE's because the eggs were brown eggs that hatched. Anybody care to guess???
     
  7. Saltiena

    Saltiena Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the yellow one is probably a buff orpington with "interesting" 9and very pretty) markings, i may completly off on this, but couldn't it still have been an americana, if the female lays browns eggs it woulden't matter right?
     
    Last edited: May 12, 2007
  8. mudhen

    mudhen confidently clueless

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    Congratulations!
    I'd forgotten about the wax repair, what a great result. [​IMG]
    Momma looks very content, too!! [​IMG]
     

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