My new silkie babies *pics*

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by muffi, Apr 18, 2008.

  1. muffi

    muffi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are my four new little silkies, just hatched yesterday and today! I'm guessing I have two white, a blue, and a splash, but I do not know for sure. One might be black instead?

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    Priscilla - hatched a day early, still a bit sticky despite my efforts to clean her up

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    May - one of two little devils that woke me up at 2:30 in the morning with loud peeps announcing their arrival

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    Elena - May's early morning accomplice

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    Cheepers - last to hatch but well worth the wait, fluffiest butt of them all

    And a few group shots...

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    Cheepers is such a ham! Next project is to try hatching Cream Brabanters and Blue Laced Red Wyandottes. My silkie eggs were picked up locally (though only 4 out of 12 showed any development), but these next batches were shipped. Wish me luck! And thanks for the awesome website. [​IMG]
     
  2. 4boysmom

    4boysmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are gorgeous!
     
  3. runchickenrun

    runchickenrun New Egg

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    so adorable that it almost makes me jelous! [​IMG] the fluffy white one looks almost twice the size of the others!
     
  4. RedStickLA

    RedStickLA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Cute chicks!...and Good Luck on your next hatch!
    [​IMG] Mitzi
     
  5. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    WOW!!!! Those are some absolutely stunning babies!!!!
     
  6. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How adorable!! Don't tell the other chicks, but I think Cheepers is the cutest!! [​IMG]
     
  7. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    OMG... I just love Silkies... [​IMG]

    That first photo is priceless!!
     
  8. zippychickens

    zippychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh my, I think I know what I'll be purchasing next! Those are the Cutest babies ever!
     
  9. popsie

    popsie Out Of The Brooder

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    They are fantastic - can't wait for mine - due yesterday but just heard peeping in the incubator - I'm praying I get some little beauties just like yours!
     
  10. Tsagirl

    Tsagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 9, 2007
    Eugene,OR
    My silkes are due today!!
    akkk can not wait to see them, now when are they gonna show up?????? :eek:
     

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