Look at what I woke up to !!! Picture loaded.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by peewee, May 5, 2009.

  1. peewee

    peewee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I woke up May 1st and went to turn the eggs in the 'bator and look at what I found. [​IMG] An OEG bantam mix:
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    These little guys showed up later that same day. An EE and an Marans mix:
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    May 2nd. Another Marans mix:
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    May 2nd. Red Golden pheasant:
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    May 3rd. Two more Red Goldens and two more OEG bantam mix:
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    I had two more pheasant eggs hatch late last night but haven't gotten pictures of them yet. This makes five pheasants and six chickies.[​IMG] Hopefully the rest of the hatch will be just as good. This is the first time that I have tried to hatch chicks in a 'bator. Normally I would have left the eggs to the broodies but I really wanted to hatch the pheasant eggs indoors. I didn't want to leave it all up to the the chickens.
     
  2. Patchesnposies

    Patchesnposies Chickens.....are my ONE weakness!

    Mar 5, 2008
    Southern New Mexico
    Congratulations on a great hatch for a first timer!

    Beautiful babies, too, by the way. [​IMG]
     
  3. willowcol

    willowcol Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 10, 2008
    Macclesfield NC
    Now thats not fair I can never sleep when my eggs are close to hatching. Great job!
     
  4. btrent94

    btrent94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    CONGRATS !!! [​IMG] ... they look like wonderful chicks too [​IMG]
     
  5. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
    Tombstone, AZ
    wahoooooooooo! [​IMG] congrats!!!
     
  6. Hobbley_Farm

    Hobbley_Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    fantastic! [​IMG]
     
  7. peewee

    peewee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you guys!! I have really wanted to try this for awhile now but was to "chicken" to try it.[​IMG] It was seeing everybody's babies and thought I would give it a try. I really didn't think that anything was going to happen. I am usually not really good at stuff like this.[​IMG]
     
  8. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 1, 2009
    College Station, Tx
    Wonderful job!! Congrats!
     
  9. Becky89*

    Becky89* Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:yes wonderful job they are so cute
     
  10. PeepMomma

    PeepMomma Out Of The Brooder

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    Congrats!![​IMG][​IMG]
     

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