New baby...now what?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tofumama, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. tofumama

    tofumama Chillin' With My Peeps

    I had all but given up on my last 6 eggs (started with 24) I had 2 bathes in the bator, and as of yesterday I had 2 of the first batch left(one had to be removed due to 'oozing' and 3 from the second batch. I had gone in this morning to check the humidity and lo and behold...I had a chick hatching from the second batch! (due to hath today!!!) YAY! But...now what? Also, I noticed inside the egg was this lump of yuck with some green and grey...stuff. Is that ok? The chick seems fine so far, between sleeping and stumbling around drunkenly... [​IMG] I am hoping s/he inspires the others to hatch! Course...we are supposed to leave on vaation this afternoon....
     
  2. faykokoWV

    faykokoWV Mrs Fancy Plants

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    do you have some one coming over to check on the chicks while you are on vacation? I don't think they will make it without supervision.
    do you have any pips on the other eggs?


    Welcome to BYC
     
  3. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    There's usually some gunk left in the shell. As long as her guts aren't hanging out she should be fine [​IMG]
    Congrats!
     
  4. tofumama

    tofumama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes, my next door neighbor's son is coming over to take are of the rest of our animals while we are gone. I just called his mom and told her there was one more page to the animal guide, lol. He LOVES hickens so I am sure he will hover over this one.

    No pips in the other eggs [​IMG] I am thinking I should find someone who may have had babies 'round here and see if I can get Phin a sibling, no? (Phin is short for Phinneas if its a boy, and Delphinia if its a girl. Next girl will be named Izabella...we are quite elaborate here apparenty, lol)

    If I didn't have a big race this weekend, I would totally be staying home! I am so excited!!!
     

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