My 1st Broody hatch!!! WooHoo!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by steffpeck, Jun 20, 2008.

  1. steffpeck

    steffpeck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    Today is day 20, and I decided to go check on Miss Penny for the night, and when I picked her up to see how many eggs were under her today (some of the other hens get in the box with her and lay their eggs, ugh!! I have tried to move her,but she won't stay on the eggs anywhere else but the nesting box, so we have had to deal and keep removing unmarked eggs) and when I picked her up, something furry brushed against my hand and scared me half to death. Well to my suprise this is what I found........


    Here she/he is peaking out from under his mommy. [​IMG]


    It is either a Golden Comet/Dominique or Buff Orp/Dominique cross.

    I saw one other pip for sure, but without moving the other eggs around, I couldn't tell if there were any more. I can't wait till tomorrow morning!!!

    ???? for someone.... What happens to the egg shells once they hatch? I cannot find any trace of the shell.
    Last edited: Jun 20, 2008
  2. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Congrats!! [​IMG]

    what a cutie
    Last edited: Jun 20, 2008
  3. Anne

    Anne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 11, 2007
    Bellingham, WA
    Mama may have eaten the shell.
  4. lauralou

    lauralou Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 10, 2007
    Central Virginia
    Oh how sweet! I love the new baby! Good luck on the remainder of the hatch!
  5. cluckychick

    cluckychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2008
    South of KCMO cute is that!! Congratulations [​IMG]

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