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MotherGoose - Welsummer eggs on day 20! :) (Day 23 update!)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Cuban Longtails, May 13, 2008.

  1. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    I have welsummer eggs from MotherGoose on day 20 along with eggs from my own flock. I had two of my easter egger eggs that had pipped this morning. Can't wait to get home tonight to see what else I have! [​IMG]

    6 of the welsummer eggs didn't develop but the rest had "something" in them as far as I could tell. [​IMG]

    Edited because I can't count... [​IMG]
     
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  2. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 18, 2007
    Virginia
    Best of luck with your hatch. I have chicks from MotherGoose that are almost 3 weeks old. Cute as can be
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Those are some spunky and beautiful chicks from Christie! They did super well here at my Chicken Asylum. [​IMG]
     
  4. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    I just hope a couple of them hatch for me. That my own eggs pipped is a good sign that maybe I didn't mess up too much during incubation. A few that I candled showed some movement, so I know they're alive! They just need to make it out of that shell! [​IMG]

    To top it all off, I just had a bantam x standard mix and a bantam brahma go broody on me in the same nest... [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. okiehen

    okiehen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 25, 2007
    Oklahoma
    Best of luck on your hatch, hope to see pictures soon.
    Wish I had some game eggs for your broodys.
    [​IMG]
     
  6. mothergoose

    mothergoose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck with your hatch!
    Christie [​IMG]
     
  7. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Day 21! [​IMG]

    Okie dokie, I have 9 babies from my own eggs and 4 of the 8 Welsummers have pipped the shell. First baby out was an experimental silkie cross. [​IMG] I have a beautiful red/gold chick that possibly came from my RIR girls and an EE rooster. I gotta get pictures tonight so's I can share!

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  8. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Day 22

    I have 5 welsummer babies! One more is pipped and I could see it moving around in there.

    Most of my eggs hatched, two haven't done anything and one is pipped. I have the cutest ee mixes and maybe some barred rocks [​IMG]

    Pictures later after I download them from my camera. [​IMG]

    Kudos to me for not "helping" any of them hatch. [​IMG]
     
  9. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 18, 2007
    Virginia
    Congratulations on your hatch!
     
  10. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Day 23

    Alright... I have two stragglers... there's a welsummer that's pipped, been pipped since yesterday and still no progression (other than making the pipped hole bigger). There's another welsummer that is going to be very fashionably late because it hasn't even pipped the shell but I know it's still alive because I've seen it move when I candle the egg. [​IMG]

    What to do, what to do...

    Temp at 100 degrees, humidity was at 80% when I checked this morning. I have five babies left in the incubator hoping they would encourage the other two stragglers to hurry up and join them.


    Here are a couple of pictures I meant to post yesterday:

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