My Hatch results (PICS!)

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by DuckyBoys, Jul 2, 2008.

  1. DuckyBoys

    DuckyBoys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2008
    Colorado
    So I started with A LOT of eggs.

    15 white runners - 4 hatched and survived

    10 white calls - 3 hatched and survived (including little Forrest Gump with the gimpy leg!)

    18 snowy calls - NONE - only one "deverloped" and that one stopped developing somewhere around day 25 I think.

    24 standard blue black splash cochins - 4 hatched and survived.

    All in all it looks pretty bad - BUT this was my very first time ever hatching anything! So I'm pretty thrilled.

    So here they are:

    The calls and runners (two calls are a week old - they are the bigger guys. the smallest lilttle one in the middle is the other call. the others are runners)

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    The really fluffy butts! Help me out with colors - obviously I see the black one - but I don't really know the blue from the splash.

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  2. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    Congrats! Great job!
     
  3. rebbetzin

    rebbetzin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2008
    Tucson AZ
    I thought that was pretty good how you got the chicks to line up for a photo!!
     
  4. DuckyBoys

    DuckyBoys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2008
    Colorado
    Quote:Yeah, I have them in complete control...I snapped my fingers and said Line up! And they did. [​IMG] Even showed off their butts for us!

    I must say - chickens are SOOOOOOOOOOOOOO much easier than ducks and geese.

    And cleaner.

    I can't believe how much cleaner.... [​IMG]
     
  5. chickenlady

    chickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 28, 2007
    Stillwater, NJ
    Congrats!! Great Job!! Ducks are extremely messy, lol. Just wait, they get worse, lol.

    The cochins appear to be 1 black, 2 blue, and possibly one splash. The coloring isnt the greatest so it is hard to tell. My splash have always started out pure white. The more I look, the more I think 1 black and 3 blue. In any case, good luck with them, they are adorable!!!
     
  6. estpr13

    estpr13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lexington, Ky
    Congrats! Hatching is an art and science. Keep working at it.
     
  7. DuckyBoys

    DuckyBoys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2008
    Colorado
    Quote:Thanks! I was hoping for a splash - I think they are so pretty. But oh well, I'm still happy with them. [​IMG]
     

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