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My first hatch!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by eastTNchick, Dec 6, 2008.

  1. eastTNchick

    eastTNchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, my pullet's first hatch!! She has been setting on a dozen eggs for 3 weeks. Well, 10 since Thursday. As of 8:30 p.m., I have 9 fluffy babies - well 5 fluffy and 4 very wet babies! The last 4 had just hatched!![​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] I'm so excited!!

    3 look like buffs, 1 looks like a cross between a buff and black australorp, and 1 looks like a cross between a buff and speckled sussex. The other 4 were took wet to tell for sure, but looked to be buffs. I'm still waiting on 1 to hatch. Hopefully, it'll hatch over night.

    After everyone is all fluffy and dry, I'll try to take some pics, if ms. broody will let me. LOL She's a very protective momma. They are soo cute! I love my fluffy baby chicks! [​IMG]
     
  2. ddeans

    ddeans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations.. My first batch is in the bator... [​IMG]:fl:fl
     
  3. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    CONGRATS on the new babies [​IMG]
     
  4. arllcountrygirl

    arllcountrygirl lavender nutt

    Congrats!!! [​IMG] I have some hatching out of a bator at the moment. [​IMG]
     
  5. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    Quote:[​IMG] Can I come over and watch ??
     
    Last edited: Dec 6, 2008
  6. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    Hooray for new babies!! [​IMG]
     
  7. Jamie821

    Jamie821 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    easttnchick you are my neighbor I live in Niota just down the street from you congrats
     
  8. eastTNchick

    eastTNchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Hey neighbor!!!! I didn't know any BYC members lived this close! I wonder if we've ran into each other at some point? LOL


    Thanks everyone for the congrats! It's been a crazy day and I can't get her to let me get any pics, so I'll have to wait until after church tonight and get DH to hold her long enough for me to snap a quick pic to show you!
     
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2008
  9. Chix-in-GA

    Chix-in-GA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome on the first hatch. My first attempt is in the bator now. I hope to goes as well as yours.
     
  10. hatchaholic

    hatchaholic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 23, 2008
    South Carolina
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Congrats on your new babies!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    I have a full bator right now, some due right before Christmas and some right after.
     

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