It's ALIVE! Kung Fu Chick! HATCHED! (PICS)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by speckledhen, May 26, 2008.

  1. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    The lone egg in the Fridge-a-Bator is doing kung fu! That egg is shaking and karate-kicking its shell; that kid want outta there! Day 19 is ending now. This is my sweet crippled Barred Rock cockerel Zane's chick with my Blue Ameraucana, Charlotte, Zane's very first crush. This is the "filler" egg I pulled out of the fridge to put under a broody who had one egg that quit on us. I grabbed this one since it was blue and I could tell at a glance which was which (the broody's eggs were brown). Zane had been incapacitated for about three weeks when this egg was laid and refrigerated, so this is a miracle chick. That egg shouldn't have been fertile. Plus it had been in the fridge for at least a day or two. When my broody's egg hatched, and I removed this one from her nest, I candled it on a whim, and to my amazement, it had veins! We fired up the trusty Fridge-a-Bator and now we have a little kung-fu chick wanting to make its entrance. Yippee! [​IMG]
    Last edited: May 28, 2008
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

  3. Corey NC

    Corey NC Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    You so have to name this chick Jackie. [​IMG]
  4. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

    Jul 9, 2007
    always changing
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  5. shmooborp

    shmooborp artistic fowlism

    the legend lives on!
  6. suenrob

    suenrob Songster

    Jan 22, 2008
    Ft. Myers, FL
    That is sooooo amazing!!!!!! Get the camera ready!!!!!!! [​IMG]
  7. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
  8. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

    May 24, 2007
    That is so cool! I can't wait to see pictures of this little dude.
  9. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

    May 24, 2007
    Ahh!! Computer issues ...this double posted. Sorry - it's this 15 year old computer acting up again.
    Last edited: May 26, 2008
  10. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    [​IMG] Come on, lil chickie chan!

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