My new hatchlings!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by marie_martin, Jul 22, 2008.

  1. marie_martin

    marie_martin Songster

    Feb 21, 2007
    Grenada, MS
    Well, I suck at incubating, but I did get a few babies. These pics could be better, hard to take pics in the box they are in temp. Will try to get better ones tomorrow.

    Here are my 3 silkies and 5 andalusions:

    Buff Silkie from Jaynie:


    Splash silkie from Bamachicken:


    Black/blue silkie from Bamachicken:


    And the andalusions (3 light ones and 2 darker ones):




    Thanks for looking,

  2. lurky

    lurky Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    [​IMG] nice mix of colors there.....congratulations!!!!!!!

  3. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

    Nov 14, 2007
    Marie, they are really cute.
  4. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Songster

    Sep 20, 2007
    Marin, California
    Aww very cute <3
  5. comerrick

    comerrick Songster

    May 15, 2008
    My first batch scrambled in transit.

    My second batch, out of 19, hatched 1 that turned out to be blind and died after a couple of days.

    With that said, you don't suck, I do! LOL

    Cute silkies!
  6. arlee453

    arlee453 Songster

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    VERY cute!!
  7. marie_martin

    marie_martin Songster

    Feb 21, 2007
    Grenada, MS
    Well, the little buff one did not make it. It died overnight. I tried staying up with it and giving it water with electrolytes and vitamins but it was gone this morning. The other two silkies and one of the andalusions have some problems with their legs. Not completely splayed but having some trouble keeping the legs undern them. I put the shelf liner in there and it helps some. I am going to put bandaids on tonight if they are not much improved. Anyway, thanks everyone, they are just the cutest.

  8. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Sorry to hear about your baby [​IMG]
  9. ashyannehand

    ashyannehand Songster

    Jun 25, 2008
    Wade, Mississippi
    I am sorry about the baby! [​IMG]

    The rest are too cute! [​IMG]
  10. marie_martin

    marie_martin Songster

    Feb 21, 2007
    Grenada, MS
    Thanks. I appreciate that. It happens and it is easier now than when I first started, but I still hate it. Especially when they have such a nice vault and feathers on every toe. Would have been a nice one in that regard. The rest are doig well. The spraddle legged andalusion is not improving and I am beginning to think it is not spraddle leg but a knee problem. Looks like one is much larger than the other and he/she is just holding one foot sort of out to the side and hobbling on the other. I may have to put it down if it does not improve soon. Any ideas would be appreciated. I did put a bandaid on like for spraddle leg but it does not appear to help much. Anyway, thanks again.


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