I ordered eggs instead of chicks...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by beameuplord, Sep 20, 2007.

  1. beameuplord

    beameuplord Out Of The Brooder

    May 8, 2007
    My little silkie haas had no luck hatching her own brood. I ordered chicks back in the spring. She has set twice since and the last clutch produced one little splay legged hatchling. It didn't make it. So she has been setting a week and I decided to order eggs this time. Someone here gave me the idea. I put them under her this evening. guess I'll know in about three weeks if it works or not. Keep your fingers crossed for me. I really want her to hatch her babies so much.

  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] I hope she can hatch at least a few!! Good luck, and keep us posted on her!
  3. Lipkis

    Lipkis Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 8, 2007
    Kennesaw, GA
    Oh! How sweet! What a great idea she really wants to be a mama I'm so happy that you're giving her a chance to be one. I hope they hatch for you!
  4. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I hope it works for you. Hatching can be pretty frustrating sometimes, but don't give up.

    Good luck and keep us posted.

  5. BirdBrain

    BirdBrain Prefers Frozen Tail Feathers

    May 7, 2007
    Did the eggs arrive and is she sitting on them?

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