My first hatch with my broody~PICTURES

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CajunChick, Oct 18, 2009.

  1. CajunChick

    CajunChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I received my chicks on Mother's Day from McMurray Hatchery and they have been doing GREAT! Well, 3 weeks ago one of my buffs went broody. She got her clutch together and this morning we had 2 fluffy chicks emerge. She is still sitting on 4 eggs, so we will see what happens. I'm new at this..but I LOVE it [​IMG]

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  2. Chicken Chat

    Chicken Chat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are so cute! Congrats!
     
  3. Cackling Hen

    Cackling Hen Just Scratching Around

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    Hi also got my chickens from Mcmurray and I have 13 eggs 5 have pipped how long did it take for your chicks to hatch out im dieing here waiting
     
  4. CajunChick

    CajunChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I think they are pretty cute too [​IMG]

    Not sure how long it's taken them to hatch. I try not to bother Jolie...she's a fiesty mama. They were due to hatch yesterday and did so sometime between 4:30 yesterday and 8:00 this morning. She won't get off the nest, so I'm assuming she hears something that I can't. I really hope more hatch today.
     
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  5. CajunChick

    CajunChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, no more of the eggs hatched...she got off the nest to tend to her babies. I checked the eggs, and 3 seemed to be ready to hatch..I guess she didn't stay on the nest long enough. The 2 babies are doing very well. I was wondering if I should move the Jolie and the babies to the brooder. The hen house if full and I don't want anything to happen to the chicks. I have a cage around them..but the chicks can fit through the fence..they run in and out. Suggestions?
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    How cute! Congrats!
     
  7. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

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