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My 'GrandChickies' are hatching.My 'Grandchickies' are hatching!*PIC*

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by DouglasPeeps, Oct 9, 2008.

  1. DouglasPeeps

    DouglasPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2008
    Colorado
    I gave 24 of my eggs to a friend of mine who is a 1st and 2nd grade teacher. She is doing a unit on chickens/eggs and since she has a "chicken friend" she decided to hatch eggs for her classroom to observe. When my friend candled the eggs and had 18 that looked good, I replied, "Yea! I can't wait to see my grandchickies!". Well that statement took and now she is calling them my grandchickies too! [​IMG]

    So, right now 1 of them is out with 18 more to go! I am so excited! There is a possibility that 1 or 2 of them could be pure Partridge Rocks, but the rest will be mixed. My roo was a partridge rock and my other hens include: BO, SLW, RIR, and EE. I can't wait to see what they look like (I know, I know, they should look like chicks!), but you know what I mean. [​IMG]

    BTW our PR roo had to be culled due to ongoing leg issues about 1 1/2 weeks ago, so this is bittersweet.....
     
    Last edited: Oct 9, 2008
  2. DouglasPeeps

    DouglasPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2008
    Colorado
    I am still waiting for my friend to email me pictures.. [​IMG]

    As soon as I get them I will post them....

    Hatch chickies hatch, Hatch chickies hatch... [​IMG]
     
  3. thegoogers

    thegoogers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations!!! Awwww..Grandchickies [​IMG] I can't wait to see pics!!

    ~Natasha
     
  4. DouglasPeeps

    DouglasPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2008
    Colorado
    Here is the first chick out....

    [​IMG]
     
  5. thegoogers

    thegoogers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YAY!!! Go Chickie!!!!
     
  6. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    awwww, sorry to hear about the rooster [​IMG] Bet you will get a little chick just like him, out with the old in with the new !!!! Good luck, hope all the fuzzy butts hatch !!!!
     
  7. DouglasPeeps

    DouglasPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2008
    Colorado
    Quote:It was very sad! We had three roosters to start with and kept this one. But he just couldn't recover from his leg issues. It looks like the 1st one out might be a partridge rock (both hen and roo). That would be very exciting!!!!

    [​IMG] Still hoping for a good hatch!!!
     
  8. Bandana

    Bandana Chillin' With My Peeps

    What sort of "leg issues" did your roo have?

    Hope you've got a lot more fuzzy butts now!
     
  9. DouglasPeeps

    DouglasPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2008
    Colorado
  10. francisfarms

    francisfarms Out Of The Brooder

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    I am happy for you, I got eggs that are now pipping, they are a day early but I am confident everything will turn out [​IMG]
     

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