My babies are hatching, my babies are hatching!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cmgamble, May 9, 2008.

  1. cmgamble

    cmgamble Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 25 eggs due to hatch today. So far 3 have hatched and as far as I can tell 5 have pipped.

    This is my second time hatching eggs. I have a four year old son so its a yearly tradition for us and this is our second year. I give the chick to a local farm once they hatch. How hard is to keep say maybe two or three chickens. I live in a neighborhood with small yards, not even sure I can do it (zoning etc), but I think it might be fun. Anyway, will send pictures soon.
     
  2. chickflick

    chickflick Overrun With Chickens

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    How's the hatching going? Hope all goes well!!
     
  3. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cmgamble
    What state are you in? Maybe I could buy some
     
  4. Happy Chicken Mama

    Happy Chicken Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keeping them is g.r.e.a.t! All you need is a little coop and some love.

    They will give you so much in return.

    Our neighbors love our hens... we are lucky!

    Good luck!
     
  5. cmgamble

    cmgamble Out Of The Brooder

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    one more baby just hatched. i am in Accokeek, MD. I am not comfortable shipping them.
     
  6. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is why I asked where you are. I would never ask you to ship. Thank you for responding. Good luck with those babies.
     
  7. cmgamble

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    Oh ok, I do know that some people ship chicks don't they? I just would never be able to do it, I would be so nervous. Thanks for wishing me luck. I will post photos soon.
     
  8. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Congrats. What day are they on? day 21?
     
  9. cmgamble

    cmgamble Out Of The Brooder

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    yes
     
  10. cmgamble

    cmgamble Out Of The Brooder

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    my first babies hatched this morning around 5 or 6. Should I take them out or leave them in the bator for awhile. I have quite a few eggs with pips and dont want to endanger the rest of the hatch!
     

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