I have my FIRST broody!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by hollymh, Feb 25, 2014.

  1. hollymh

    hollymh *A Scrambled Egg*

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    Cinderella has been fighting me tooth and nail to hatch some babies, so I let her have some eggs! Two of her own and 8 mixed who knows, mostly silkie eggs! I incubated some eggs to hatch out on Vday and I didn't get a single baby so heres to hoping Cinderella can hatch her babies! Pretty excited to have a broody, never had one before! Shes being so good too, always on the nest and huffs and puffs if someone gets to close...

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  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Good luck to you and Cinderella with the hatch! She sure looks determined!
     
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  4. hollymh

    hollymh *A Scrambled Egg*

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    Thank you! she is for sure, I just got chicks in and really didn't want to add more but for about 5 days now I have been pulling her off the nest and she just refuses to stay off, I didn't have the heart to watch her pace and frantically try and get back to the nesting box any long so I have in and let her have eggs.
     
  5. hollymh

    hollymh *A Scrambled Egg*

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    Week two so I opted to candle one egg, sure enough she is growing some babies!!! Shes a good mama so far!
     
  6. Kelsie2290

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    Good going Cinderella! Hope she hatches lots of babies!
     
  7. hollymh

    hollymh *A Scrambled Egg*

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    *UPDATE* DAY 19 ANNNNNDDDDD
    there's a little cotton ball in the nest!!!! [​IMG] Mama did well, a lot better than I did with the incubator lol

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  8. Kelsie2290

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    :ya :ya :yiipchick Congratulations!! How adorable, and it is a Silkie! :yiipchick :ya :ya
     
  9. sunny & the 5 egg layers

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    So cute! :love

    Congratulations!
     

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