Nearly there..can hear chirping

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by haycroft, Apr 3, 2009.

  1. haycroft

    haycroft Out Of The Brooder

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    This is my first hatch ...my broody bantam is sitting under three eggs...wasnt sure what day i was and was getting abit concerned but now i can hear chirping beneath her...im so excited...hope all goes well, and the broody keeps them warm in these cold morning s we are getting
     
  2. GaNewChick

    GaNewChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
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    Congrats and be sure to keep us updated!

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  3. Happy Chicken Mama

    Happy Chicken Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Kimber

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    congratulations!!!! I've only used my broody hens to hatch so far....I hope to get an incubator for back up or to hatch more if I need.

    The broodys take GREAT care of the babies, even in the cold. They know their mothering that's for sure!
     
  6. haycroft

    haycroft Out Of The Brooder

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    this morning i have two new chicks..one is black with feathery feet the other is black with white speckly spots on his/her head...shes still waiting for the third egg to hatch....how long should i leave the egg underneath her

    cant believe how tiny these bantam chicks are....they are so cute

    first time for me...
     
  7. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YAY! congrats on the new mommy and the new babies!
     
  8. haycroft

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    first there was one
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    then two
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    now we are waiting for number three...she was only sitting on three...how long shall i give her...not sure when she actually laid them
     

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