My broody hatched her first chick!!! *pic* SO SWEET!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by wjallen05, Jun 15, 2010.

  1. wjallen05

    wjallen05 Songster

    Apr 8, 2008
    North Georgia
    My first hen ever to hatch out a chick!!! YIPPEE!!

    This is my EE hen, Eliza, (who happens to be my FAVORITE hen) who is 1 1/2 years old. She went broody a month ago, she'd sit on the eggs the other hens laid, I had to pick her up every day and collect the eggs from underneath her. After a week of this, I felt bad, so I called a friend and asked her if she had any fertile eggs (I didn't). She gave me a bunch of Silkie eggs so I stuck those under her. This morning I saw a fuzzy little chick running around her... so exciting!


  2. SweetMotherOfMars

    SweetMotherOfMars Chirping

    Aug 24, 2009
    The Palouse
    That *is* a sweet picture. They both look completely content. [​IMG]

    Congrats, wjallen! [​IMG] [​IMG]

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