My New Babies!!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by AlienChick, Sep 16, 2011.

  1. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my Silkies went broody a few weeks ago, so I grabbed some eggs and shoved them under her.

    Unbeknownst to me, she was also stealing other eggs and ended up with a ton of eggs to hatch!

    I knew hatch day would be Tuesday and, sure enough, there was one Serama pipping (it hatched on Wednesday).
    Today is Friday and I’ve got three hatched so far (two Seramas and one Silkie).
    There’s a fourth EE that is pipping as we speak.

    I had to rush and take photos cuz I didn't want to leave mama off the nest.

    This miracle of life is remarkable! I’m so excited. [​IMG]


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  2. 10 point

    10 point country boy

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    [​IMG] congratz
     
  3. mikecnorthwest

    mikecnorthwest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keep the pics coming. [​IMG]
     
  4. Sonic Pug

    Sonic Pug Chillin' With My Peeps

    So wonderful to see. Congrats! [​IMG]
     
  5. tritty74

    tritty74 Out Of The Brooder

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    Congrats! [​IMG]
     
  6. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Aww, so cute! I see a pip on the blue egg! You're so lucky. I've had two broodies, and when the first one because broody, I didn't have a rooster. When the second hen became broody, she kept getting confused and switching nests! When the hens would lay their eggs for the day, she would go out to do her potty/food/water break, then come back in, and sit on the wrong nest! I finally gave up on her! LOL

    Keep sharing those pics! ADOREABLE!
    Sharon
     
  7. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The little blue egg hatched into a Polish/EE mix chick. And four more have hatched since.

    So far mama Silkie has hatched a total of 7 babies. One of the itty bitty Seramas only lived a couple of days, so we now have 6 chicks.
    There are two eggs pipping and chirping right now and should be hatched by tomorrow.

    I took the babies and put them inside the house so mom can hatch the remaining four eggs.
    I have the babies underneath a Brinsea EcoGlow brooder with a fluffy orange dog toy bed.
    (I took the EcoGlow out to take the photo.)


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  8. kimf

    kimf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so cute!! The yellow one with the brown markings looks like a leopard spot! heehee
     
  9. jmtcmkb

    jmtcmkb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How adorable [​IMG]
     
  10. fezlet

    fezlet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my goodness how cute. You lucky momma!
     

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