My Golden Comet has done it!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by 1320, Oct 20, 2011.

  1. 1320

    1320 Out Of The Brooder

    41
    0
    22
    Mar 23, 2011
    I didn't think she would pull it off but to my relief, she did it. One hatched on day 20, 4 on day 21. There is pipping on one of the two remaining eggs, finger crossed. So far, she seems to be a good mother...fingers crossed again.

    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 24, 2011
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

    20,513
    3,912
    506
    Feb 2, 2009
    Northwest Arkansas
    I don't know what the rooster looks like, or which hens laid those eggs, but I think you are really going to like how some of those feather out.

    Fun, isn't it?
     
  3. curious1969

    curious1969 Chillin' With My Peeps

    148
    0
    93
    Apr 17, 2011
    Northwest Montana
    Congrats...they are adorable [​IMG]
     
  4. curious1969

    curious1969 Chillin' With My Peeps

    148
    0
    93
    Apr 17, 2011
    Northwest Montana
    Congrats...they are adorable [​IMG]
     
  5. Loretta212

    Loretta212 Chillin' With My Peeps

    436
    3
    111
    Sep 27, 2011
    Meriden ct
    awwww they are so cute!!!!
     
  6. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Wonderful!!! They are gorgeous. Those will be very valuable chicks.
     
  7. 1320

    1320 Out Of The Brooder

    41
    0
    22
    Mar 23, 2011
    Quote:Fathered by a White Leghorn (x Golden Comet), they should be mutts! They do have greating color at this stage.
     
  8. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Quote:Fathered by a White Leghorn (x Golden Comet), they should be mutts! They do have greating color at this stage.

    Can you say "Great Layers"!!!! She is quite the hen.
     
  9. jmc

    jmc Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 22, 2008
    South Central MA
    Quote:Fathered by a White Leghorn (x Golden Comet), they should be mutts! They do have greating color at this stage.

    forget the term 'mutts' they are chickens, pure chickens (gallus domesticus)

    lovely babies.

    also, it is funny how so many people on BYC make such gross generalizations, like 'hatchery birds' don't ever go broody, etc..............now let's just hope she sticks with it
     
  10. 1320

    1320 Out Of The Brooder

    41
    0
    22
    Mar 23, 2011
    She's still beating the odds...

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 24, 2011

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by